ADVISORY, Jan. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Play Sun Smart™, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of skin cancer, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. To promote early detection, Play Sun Smart™ has teamed up with the American Academy of Dermatology and Major League Baseball (MLB) for the 14th year to conduct skin cancer screenings of MLB players and employees.
In honor of the occasion, Jim Duquette, Former GM of New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles and current analyst for MLB.COM and MLB NETWORK RADIO, and Dr. Ken Wasserman, Founder of Play Smart in the Sun, and team dermatologist for the Baltimore Orioles, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Dr. Ken Wasserman
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Play Sun Smart™:
Play Sun Smart is a program sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, Major League Baseball, and the Major League Baseball Players Association, to promote early skin cancer detection and to educate the public on skin cancer. These three organizations have teamed up for the fourteenth year to raise awareness about the dangers of skin cancer and how people can Play Sun Smart. Since 1999, American Academy dermatologists have conducted more than 28,000 skin cancer screenings through this program.
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