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Coffee and skin cancer – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Is coffee good for your health–or bad.  The information about this beloved, ancient beverage is complex.  It seems, however, that when it comes to skin, and other cancers, coffee achievers may have an advantage.  In honor of National Coffee Day and #tbt we are sharing Dr. Strachan’s 2011 interview on Good Morning America about some..Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2016
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I am one of those fast doctors—and I don’t apologize

When we think about the technology revolution we often get excited at the thought of getting what we want instantly. We wait in line for new smartphones. We instant message. We love fast. Getting something done faster, with as good a result, is usually seen as a virtue—unless one is a doctor. In these times..Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 22 2016
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Rolling Stone and Fashion Week–Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

For #tbt, and in honor of New York Fashion Week 2016, I remember my one modeling gig in a national magazine—Rolling Stone Feb 1991.  In the fall of my first year of medical school the school president announced that Rolling Stone magazine was looking for models—so I submitted my picture.  I had fancied myself a..Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2016
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Bottoms up! 5 skin problems commonly seen on the butt.

We appreciate when patients behave well in the office, but sometimes it’s necessary for them to show the dermatologist their butts.  We are over the moon to share with you 5 common skin problems found on a person’s backside (buttocks): Genital herpes: If you have been getting a recurrent sore on the exact same place..Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 23 2016
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Dr. Strachan quoted in Dr. Oz The Good Life September 2016

Dr. Dina Strachan, as well as a number of other board-certified dermatologists make some recommendation on products available at the local drug store in the September 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.  It’s always fun to share our insights in the national media.

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2016
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