Skin Health

You may have heard that when purchasing sunblock, you should look for one that offers both UVA and UVB protection, but what does that really mean? UVA are long rays and can penetrate the deep layers of our skin, leading to premature aging and wrinkles over time. UVB, on the other hand, are short rays and responsible for the burns we receive on the surface of our skin after a day in the sun. So, slather on the right sunblock and you’ll give yourself the greatest chance of keeping your skin healthy not only today, but also in the future. For more sun safety lessons, check out a recent episode of AtlantiCast >

Skin Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 973-971-6301.

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New Acne Treatment Might Spring From Old One

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 -- An old acne drug may hold the key to developing a new, safer treatment, a study suggests.

Isotretinoin (Myorisan, formerly branded as Accutane), is a form of vitamin A, and has been prescribed for acne for decades. It works by reducing oil in the skin, thus helping prevent acne.

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