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Enough With the Breakouts! Here Are 17 Sunscreens for Acne-Prone Skin 

What It’s Like to Be a Black Dermatologist in America

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Rosehip discussion with Midday Maryland

Grey hair discussion on Midday Maryland

Talking skin pores on Midday Maryland

Dermatology myths on Midday Maryland

An overview of our services on Midday Maryland

What Is Dyshidrotic Eczema? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

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Released: Dermatologist Releases New Book From The Popular Instagram Segment, #DermaMythMonday.
Dr Chesahna Kindred MD MBA FAAD

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Let’s talk about stretch marks.

Leading Maryland Board certified dermatologist dispels myths on stretch marks.
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Many people have stretch marks and while they are caused by pregnancy and weight gain, weight loss the biggest contributing factor is…
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Patient Buzz: COVID-19 & Telogen Effluvium

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Kindred Hair & Skin Center – Gluten-Free Skin Products
This month’s topic for DermMythMonday covers gluten-free skin products.

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Kindred Hair & Skin Center – Pore Treatment
If you have enlarged, clogged pores, Kindred Hair & Skin Center can help.

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Are you wondering about biotin and hair loss?
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How to Prevent a Receding Hairline, According to an Expert
Ever wondered why you’re losing your hair, yet your best friend of the same age has a full head of it? It could be because you aren’t taking the right precautionary measures. Yes, you can learn how to prevent a receding hairline.

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Inequality in dermatology brings misdiagnoses for patients of color


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Dermatology Reckoning With Long-Standing Racial Inequities

Specialty ranks next to last in diversity; a movement started in 1999 is trying to change that
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Black people: We need to start protecting our skin

For years Black people have navigated the world with the notion that because we have melanin, we do not need sunscreen, when in fact our skin is just as susceptible to sun damage as others are.
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Dr. Chesahna Kindred is a dermatologist in Columbia, Maryland, and chair of the dermatology section of the National Medical Association, a group representing Black doctors and patients. She’s one of many fighting for more equity for patients of color in the field of dermatology. (Photo courtesy of Thomas Kirk)

PHOENIX – Lack of representation of people of color in research and textbooks – as well as in white coats – has created gaps of inequality that cause Black patients to be misdiagnosed and undertreated in the field of dermatology, experts say.
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Patient Buzz: Can hair greying be slowed?


Coveteur recently wrote an article asking if hair greying can be slowed. For expert advice
I contacted Dr. Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA FAAD a dermatologist in Columbia, MD.
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Inequality in dermatology brings misdiagnoses for patients of color


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A guide to sun protection for people with darker skin
Sunscreen is important, no matter what shade you are.

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22 of the Top Black Dermatologists to Put on Your Radar and Follow on Instagram, Like Now

Dermatologists are a wealth of knowledge. From unique skin conditions to acne, hair loss, skin cancer prevention, cosmetic procedures, and so much more — dermatologists should be your go-to for any and all skin-care related questions.
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Why 25 Md. cops will have paid leave until the pandemic is over because of their beards
Some have a condition called PFB (Pseudofolliculitis barbae), which prevents them from shaving. Dermatologist Dr. Chesahna Kindred-Weaver says it’s a very real problem for men with curly beards.

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Bearded Md. police officers on paid leave due to CDC guidelines
Twenty-five police officers in Maryland will be on paid leave for the rest of the pandemic, not because they caught COVID-19, but because of their facial hair.

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All the Ways You Can Use Cortisone Cream, According to a Derm
“We put it on *almost* everything.”

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How to Manage Hair Loss as a Side Effect of IBD
Hair loss could be a head’s up that you need to address aspects of your condition in new ways.

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What Are Parabens?

Products containing parbans
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Can You Really Get the Benefits (and Risks) of Sunlight Through a Window?

Can You Get a Tan Through a Window? Plus 3 Other FAQs
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Sifting through sunscreens: Decoding the claims on a sea of products
One day while Ali Cannavino was getting a facial, an esthetician warned her that tanning was causing early signs of sun damage. “She told me, ‘You need to stay out of the sun.’ It was a rude awakening.”

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Dr. Kindred shares some insights.

Leading Maryland Board certified dermatologist dispels myths on skin care.

Leading There are two kinds of pores -one is the opening of the sweat glands and this is typically too small to create a problem with appearance.
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Medical News and Free CME Online

A thought provoking piece on black experience in dermatology.

Dermatology Leading Dermatology reckoning with long standing racial inequalities, a look at race within the field of dermatology.
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Hair wash with Baking soda.

Dr. Kindred is back with sharing her insights on myth busters of using baking soda.
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You may have heard of using baking soda to remove oil dirt and buildup from you hair and scalp while this does work…
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Hairloss Disruptors in the News

Dr. Kindred is back with sharing her insights on myth busters of using baking soda.

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