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Ultraviolet light is primarily responsible for the sunburn effect. UV radiation has both short-term and long-term effects. Common short-term effects include solar erythema, blister formation, and tanning. All of these occur in response to DNA damage to our skin cells. There are two different types of UV light that affect our skin: UVA and UVB both can cause skin cancer, premature aging, and damage to our skin. UVB is abundant in the summer during the middle of the day....

With PCMS at 130, how do you feel the physician profession has evolved since 1888?

News

Dec 6, 2018 Regal Guest of Honor at PCMS Reception

A bald eagle animal ambassador from the Point Defiance Zoo was the regal guest of honor at the Reception for this week's PCMS Annual Meeting.  Attendees were able to view the national symbol of the United States up-close and ask questions of handlers about the magnificent bird....

Dec 6, 2018 PCMS Celebrates 130 Years

On the evening of Wednesday, December 5, Pierce County Medical Society conducted its Annual Meeting at the brand new Pacific Seas Aquarium in the Point Defiance Zoo.  The event served as a 130th birthday celebration for the organization....

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Feb 5, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

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Mar 5, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

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