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  • 'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

  • 'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

  • Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says

  • Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says

  • Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

  • Health Tip: Treat Skin Well
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Steps for preserving a healthier glow

  • Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

  • U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible

  • Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies
    (06-Mar-2017)
    But same was not true for boys, study found

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers
    (03-Mar-2017)
    There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers
    (03-Mar-2017)
    There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn

  • Itching for a Solution to That Rash?
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Using gentle soap and moisturizer can help protect the hands, skin doctors advise

  • Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers
    (03-Mar-2017)
    There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn

  • Itching for a Solution to That Rash?
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Using gentle soap and moisturizer can help protect the hands, skin doctors advise

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns

  • Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers
    (03-Mar-2017)
    There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn

  • Health Tip: Keep Tattooed Skin Moisturized
    (03-Mar-2017)
    And other care tips

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns

  • Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers
    (03-Mar-2017)
    There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn

  • Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns

  • Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns

  • More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

  • New Eczema Drug Promising in Early Trial
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Nemolizumab significantly reduced the itch and improved appearance of skin

  • Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy
    (02-Mar-2017)
    The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

  • With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

  • Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy
    (02-Mar-2017)
    The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

  • New Eczema Drug Promising in Early Trial
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Nemolizumab significantly reduced the itch and improved appearance of skin

  • Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun
    (02-Mar-2017)
    1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

  • Don't Sweat It: Gender Doesn't Dictate Perspiration Rate
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Instead, your size and shape influence how the body releases heat and cools down, study finds

  • Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

  • Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Soothing a Minor Burn
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Suggestions for easing pain and discomfort

  • For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

  • For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

  • FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases
    (16-Feb-2017)
    But Siliq poses increased risk of suicidal behavior, agency warns

  • Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Injected drug is for use by patients who've failed other treatments

  • Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Man undergoing cancer treatment died from fungal infection thought to come from medicinal marijuana

  • Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

  • Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Dry environment might alter how easily mosquito-borne virus is transmitted, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Fire Safety in the Kitchen
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Things you should and shouldn't do

  • Health Tip: Leave Bed Bugs Behind
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Steps to avoid bringing them home

  • Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

  • Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

  • Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

  • Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

  • Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

  • Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

  • Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

  • Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

  • Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Confirmed in Eastern National Parks
    (17-Jan-2017)
    U.S. National Park Service and CDC advise using insect repellents on clothes and skin

  • Debunking Winter Weather Myths
    (16-Jan-2017)
    For starters, alcohol won't warm you up

  • Taking the Bite Out of Frostbite
    (15-Jan-2017)
    Young children and older people are at greater risk, but no one is immune, experts warn

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Infections
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Here's what athletes can do

  • Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning's Risks
    (13-Jan-2017)
    7 out of 10 surveyed overlook connection to skin cancer

  • Scientists Create Mosquitoes Resistant to Dengue Virus
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Hope is to eventually make the bugs fend off multiple infections, including Zika

  • Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Proper footwear a must, especially for people with nerve damage or extreme sensitivity to cold, foot surgeon says

  • How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow
    (08-Jan-2017)
    Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

  • How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow
    (08-Jan-2017)
    Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

  • How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow
    (08-Jan-2017)
    Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

  • How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow
    (08-Jan-2017)
    Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

  • Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

  • Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

  • Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis on Your Feet
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions to soothe it

  • FDA to Weigh Dangers of Exploding E-Cigarettes
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Agency announces 2-day meeting on the safety risks of the lithium batteries that power the devices

  • Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

  • How to Keep Your Kids Cozy and Safe by the Fireside
    (01-Jan-2017)
    All types of fireplaces -- wood, gas and electric -- are potential safety hazards, experts warn

  • Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis During Winter
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Avoid products that could irritate skin

  • Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis During Winter
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Avoid products that could irritate skin

  • Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick?
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit

  • Health Tip: Signs of Frostbite? Head Indoors
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Here are possible symptoms

  • Health Tip: Warding Off Wrinkles
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Dermatologists suggest how

  • Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

  • Why Acne Can Strike Women After the Teen Years
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests diet, stress and family history may play a role

  • Christmas Cords Pose Danger to Little Ones
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Holiday extension cords, wires not safe around curious tots, who put everything in their mouths, researchers say

  • U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2016)
    1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

  • U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2016)
    1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

  • U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2016)
    1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

  • Some Bats Swinging Back at Fungal Disease
    (12-Dec-2016)
    After near decimation, one species is developing resistance to white-nose syndrome, study finds

  • How to Ease the Pain of Infant Vaccinations
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Three-pronged approach includes anesthetic cream, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Watch for Open Flames
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Suggestions to help prevent home fires

  • Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden
    (07-Dec-2016)
    People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

  • Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden
    (07-Dec-2016)
    People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

  • New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Urbanization, DDT pesticide ban played roles, but climate change may become a factor, researchers say

  • Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

  • Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says
    (06-Dec-2016)
    FDA proposal aims to protect younger people from skin cancer

  • Health Tip: Want Healthier Looking Skin?
    (29-Nov-2016)
    What you should do

  • How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo
    (27-Nov-2016)
    It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

  • How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo
    (27-Nov-2016)
    It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

  • How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo
    (27-Nov-2016)
    It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

  • How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo
    (27-Nov-2016)
    It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

  • How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo
    (27-Nov-2016)
    It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

  • Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER
    (25-Nov-2016)
    Up to 1 in 10 seniors affected, but harm or neglect can be difficult to identify, geriatric specialist says

  • Winter Shoes Can Boost Bunion Pain
    (25-Nov-2016)
    Foot specialists explain why closed-toe shoes make bunions ache and what women can do about it

  • 8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors
    (25-Nov-2016)
    But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

  • Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

  • New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Used with a smartphone app, it's designed to offer information about your health, inventors say

  • Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

  • Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

  • Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

  • Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Researchers find blacks and Hispanics more likely to be allergic to corn and shellfish, for instance

  • Delays in Lupus Care Seen Among Minorities, Less Educated
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Prompt referral to specialist is critical with this complicated disease, researcher notes

  • Mosquitoes Can Deliver Zika/Chikungunya Double Whammy
    (14-Nov-2016)
    And like Zika, dengue and chikungunya can also cause neurological problems, study found

  • Tropical Bedbugs Creeping Back to Florida
    (11-Nov-2016)
    These cousins to the common variety haven't been seen since the 1930s or '40s

  • Health Tip: Keep Psoriatic Arthritis Fatigue in Check
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Eat well, and exercise regularly

  • 'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

  • 'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

  • Mouse Study Suggests Way to Stop Poison Ivy's Itch
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Blocking protein in immune system kept it from telling brain that skin was irritated

  • 13 Cases of 'Superbug' Fungal Infection in U.S.
    (04-Nov-2016)
    CDC officials say C. auris tied to 4 deaths, can be easily misidentified

  • Skin Condition Often Misdiagnosed as Bacterial Problem
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Inaccurately diagnosed cellulitis leads to unnecessary antibiotics, hospitalizations

  • Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Water's temperature appears to be more important than how much you drink, researchers find

  • Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Blistering Skin Disease
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Grafts of patients' genetically modified skin improved healing of wounds in early study

  • Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix
    (29-Oct-2016)
    When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

  • Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

  • Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

  • Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

  • Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Watch out for shared equipment and mats as sources of fungi, bacteria and viruses

  • Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Watch out for shared equipment and mats as sources of fungi, bacteria and viruses

  • Snakebites a Rising Danger for U.S. Children
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Florida, Texas account for one-quarter of nation's attacks, study finds

  • New Clues on How Zika Causes Brain Birth Defects
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Virus appears to hijack certain cells involved in normal head and brain development, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Manage Psoriasis
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Experts suggest how

  • Sweating Over a Perspiration Problem?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    You might have a treatable condition called hyperhidrosis

  • Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

  • Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

  • Health Tip: Want Younger-Looking Skin?
    (12-Oct-2016)
    The right care products may help

  • Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

  • Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

  • Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

  • Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

  • Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Users say they're unaware the lithium batteries are a potential fire hazard

  • Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Possible reasons for the dry itch

  • Acne's Silver Lining: Slower Aging of the Skin?
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Twins study finds white blood cells of sibling with acne seem to age less rapidly

  • Health Tip: Why Can't I Stop Sweating?
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Here are possible causes

  • Acne's Silver Lining: Slower Aging of the Skin?
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Twins study finds white blood cells of sibling with acne seem to age less rapidly

  • Common Culex Mosquitoes Don't Transmit Zika Virus: Study
    (27-Sep-2016)
    These widespread insects do spread West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis though, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Kids Should Learn Microwave Safety
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Here's what they need to know

  • Scientists Zero In on Cause of Rare, Disfiguring Skin Disorder
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Ichthyosis is a genetic condition that leaves people with red, scaly skin

  • Scientists Zero In on Cause of Rare, Disfiguring Skin Disorder
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Ichthyosis is a genetic condition that leaves people with red, scaly skin

  • Daily Baths Not a Must for Kids
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Most under the age of 11 are fine with two to three washings a week, dermatologist says

  • Daily Baths Not a Must for Kids
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Most under the age of 11 are fine with two to three washings a week, dermatologist says

  • New 'Superlice' Resist Most Over-the-Counter Remedies
    (09-Sep-2016)
    But prescription medications can still send the parasites packing

  • Health Tip: Protect Skin From Diabetes
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Here's how

  • Health Tip: Preventing Summertime Dry Skin
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Pool water and sun exposure can make skin dry

  • Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Risk rose for hay fever, eczema, study suggests

  • Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers
    (05-Sep-2016)
    Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-up

  • New Textile Promises Cool Comfort Without Air Conditioning
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Innovative material is based on the same substance in clear, clingy plastic wrap

  • 3 Drugs Identified to Potentially Fight Zika Virus
    (29-Aug-2016)
    But only one is already approved in the United States

  • Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Establish a 'no kid' zone in part of your kitchen to keep little ones safe

  • Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning
    (19-Aug-2016)
    But young women in Washington, D.C., who use tanning salons oppose a total ban

  • 4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
    (11-Aug-2016)
    But just in case, here's what to do if you develop the red, itchy rash and blisters that these plants can cause

  • 4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
    (11-Aug-2016)
    But just in case, here's what to do if you develop the red, itchy rash and blisters that these plants can cause

  • 4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
    (11-Aug-2016)
    But just in case, here's what to do if you develop the red, itchy rash and blisters that these plants can cause

  • How to Have Fun -- and Stay Safe -- at the Beach or Pool
    (06-Aug-2016)
    These water-safety tips from the American Red Cross could save a life

  • 3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

  • FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury
    (04-Aug-2016)
    How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

  • FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury
    (04-Aug-2016)
    How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

  • FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury
    (04-Aug-2016)
    How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

  • Heating Luggage Sends Bedbugs Packing
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Just 6 minutes at about 160 degrees F kills the creepy critters, study says

  • Newer Treatments Can Make Scars Less Scary
    (03-Aug-2016)
    But, it's better to prevent scars in the first place, dermatologist says

  • Newer Treatments Can Make Scars Less Scary
    (03-Aug-2016)
    But, it's better to prevent scars in the first place, dermatologist says

  • Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

  • Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

  • Health Tip: Protect Kids During Summer
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Here's what parents can do

  • Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Itchy skin condition also linked to a number of other ills, skin specialist says

  • Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills
    (29-Jul-2016)
    This chronic skin disease can affect overall health, dermatologist says

  • Health Tip: If You Have a Lot of Moles
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Check your skin often

  • Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Itchy skin condition also linked to a number of other ills, skin specialist says

  • Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills
    (29-Jul-2016)
    This chronic skin disease can affect overall health, dermatologist says

  • Timing Conception Might Help Reduce Zika Risk in Affected Areas
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Researcher suggests attempting pregnancy when mosquito activity is low to avoid birth defects

  • How to Keep Bug Bites at Bay
    (23-Jul-2016)
    CDC offers advice on thwarting disease-carrying insects

  • Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas
    (22-Jul-2016)
    41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad

  • Chickens Make Malaria Mosquitoes Fly the Coop
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Sleeping with a feathered friend nearby may keep some biting bugs at bay, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Easing Bunions
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Change your footwear

  • Health Tip: Don't Ignore Acne
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Potential negatives of withholding treatment

  • Don't Let Painful Blisters Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (16-Jul-2016)
    These simple steps will help prevent blisters and speed healing if one develops

  • Don't Let Painful Blisters Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (16-Jul-2016)
    These simple steps will help prevent blisters and speed healing if one develops

  • Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Among people 12 and older

  • FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use

  • Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Follow these expert tips for safe cookouts and sunburn prevention

  • FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use

  • Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Follow these expert tips for safe cookouts and sunburn prevention

  • Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Follow these expert tips for safe cookouts and sunburn prevention

  • Dinosaurs Got Tumors, Too
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Benign facial growth discovered in fossil dating back about 69 million years

  • 4 in 10 Popular Sunscreens Don't Meet Sun Safety Standards: Study
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Biggest problem with products was lack of resistance to sweat or water

  • 4 in 10 Popular Sunscreens Don't Meet Sun Safety Standards: Study
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Biggest problem with products was lack of resistance to sweat or water

  • 4 in 10 Popular Sunscreens Don't Meet Sun Safety Standards: Study
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Biggest problem with products was lack of resistance to sweat or water

  • Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Insect Stings
    (29-Jun-2016)
    How to minimize bug bites

  • Allergists: Daily Bath OK for Kids With Eczema
    (29-Jun-2016)
    The key is immediately following tub time with moisturizer

  • Allergists: Daily Bath OK for Kids With Eczema
    (29-Jun-2016)
    The key is immediately following tub time with moisturizer

  • Allergists: Daily Bath OK for Kids With Eczema
    (29-Jun-2016)
    The key is immediately following tub time with moisturizer

  • Allergists: Daily Bath OK for Kids With Eczema
    (29-Jun-2016)
    The key is immediately following tub time with moisturizer

  • Health Tip: Coping With Scalp Psoriasis
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Try not to irritate your scalp

  • Hair Removal for a Beach-Ready Body? Do It Safely
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Dermatologist explains healthiest way to remove excess hair with at-home waxing

  • Zika's Delivery Via Mosquito Bite May Boost Its Effect
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Body's response to being bitten could help the virus, mouse study suggests

  • Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen
    (16-Jun-2016)
    For starters, apply it at least 15 minutes before heading out, pediatrician advises

  • Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen
    (16-Jun-2016)
    For starters, apply it at least 15 minutes before heading out, pediatrician advises

  • Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen
    (16-Jun-2016)
    For starters, apply it at least 15 minutes before heading out, pediatrician advises

  • Zika Could Spread in Southern Europe This Summer
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Conditions will be ripe for transmission via Aedes aegypti mosquito, study warns

  • Health Tip: Coping With Itchy Skin
    (14-Jun-2016)
    It may be a sign of diabetes

  • Health Tip: Coping With Itchy Skin
    (14-Jun-2016)
    It may be a sign of diabetes

  • Don't Get Caught Without Your Sunscreen
    (12-Jun-2016)
    Doctor says many people don't know how much to use

  • Don't Get Caught Without Your Sunscreen
    (12-Jun-2016)
    Doctor says many people don't know how much to use

  • Don't Get Caught Without Your Sunscreen
    (12-Jun-2016)
    Doctor says many people don't know how much to use

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Toenail Fungus
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Some typical symptoms

  • New Psoriasis Drug Works Longer Term, Too
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Moderate-to-severe skin disease improved with Taltz over 60 weeks, study finds

  • Think Twice Before You Get That Tattoo: FDA
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Though popular, they carry infection risks and are hard to remove

  • New Psoriasis Drug Works Longer Term, Too
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Moderate-to-severe skin disease improved with Taltz over 60 weeks, study finds

  • Pregnant or Planning to Be? How to Protect Yourself From Zika Virus
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Men must do their part too, fetal medicine doctor says

  • Zika Threat Calls for Extra Mosquito Protection This Summer
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Experts offer tips on how to avoid infection

  • 'Hard' Tap Water Linked to Eczema in Babies
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Skin condition seems more likely in areas with high mineral content in water, study finds

  • Lupus a Tough Disease to Spot, Treat
    (30-May-2016)
    But experts say scientists are working to unearth genetic causes of autoimmune disorder

  • Sun Protection Comes in Many Forms
    (29-May-2016)
    Thorough and frequent application of sunblock is crucial, expert says

  • Sun Protection Comes in Many Forms
    (29-May-2016)
    Thorough and frequent application of sunblock is crucial, expert says

  • Sun Protection Comes in Many Forms
    (29-May-2016)
    Thorough and frequent application of sunblock is crucial, expert says

  • 6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'
    (27-May-2016)
    National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

  • 6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'
    (27-May-2016)
    National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

  • 6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'
    (27-May-2016)
    National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

  • Some Experts Question Extent of Zika Threat to U.S.
    (26-May-2016)
    They say Gulf Coast states face risk, but most other states probably don't

  • 7 Ways to Give Ticks the Slip
    (22-May-2016)
    Don't become the next meal for a disease-carrying parasite

  • 'Sunscreen' Gene May Guard Against Skin Cancer
    (19-May-2016)
    Researchers hope their discovery will lead to preventive drugs

  • Health Tip: Apply Mosquito Repellent Correctly
    (17-May-2016)
    Protect your family from bites

  • Health Tip: Discuss Acne Products With a Dermatologist
    (16-May-2016)
    To help protect against an allergic reaction

  • How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes
    (12-May-2016)
    Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

  • Mouse Models Reveal How Zika Infects Fetuses
    (11-May-2016)
    Virus attacks placenta first, then fetus, study shows

  • Zika Symptoms May Vary, So Testing Is Crucial
    (11-May-2016)
    Rash, headache were key signs in one recent case

  • What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus
    (09-May-2016)
    As mosquito season approaches, people can take simple steps to protect themselves, health officials say

  • New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles
    (09-May-2016)
    This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

  • New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles
    (09-May-2016)
    This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

  • New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles
    (09-May-2016)
    This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

  • New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles
    (09-May-2016)
    This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

  • Your Healthy Skin Germs Stay Put, Despite Cleaning
    (05-May-2016)
    Findings suggest your 'microbial fingerprint' is important to well-being

  • More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease
    (02-May-2016)
    Findings don't show direct link to serious injuries, but reassessment of laws needed, researchers say

  • Heat Beats Cold for Treating Jellyfish Stings
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Evidence favors hot water or hot packs to ease pain

  • Health Tip: Got Eczema?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Consider a bleach bath if your dermatologist approves

  • Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

  • Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

  • Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

  • Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

  • Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    (27-Apr-2016)
    A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

  • Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    (27-Apr-2016)
    A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

  • Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in Canada
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

  • Bed Bugs Drawn to Red and Black Colors
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Critters strongly prefer those bedroom hues to green and yellow, study found

  • Expert Offers Advice on Treating Corns, Calluses
    (24-Apr-2016)
    Hardened skin patches often caused by friction, dermatologist says

  • Let Safety Bloom in Your Garden This Season
    (22-Apr-2016)
    There are ways to shield yourself from bug bites, excess sun and other backyard hazards, experts say

  • Health Tip: Keep Skin Looking Young
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Suggestions for a healthier-looking you

  • Novel E-Skin May Monitor Health, Vital Signs
    (18-Apr-2016)
    The ultra-thin, flexible film applied to skin shows pulse rate, oxygen levels and more, researchers say

  • Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

  • Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

  • Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Aneurysms in Abdomen: Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    But overall chances of experiencing often fatal ruptures remain small, doctors say

  • Fighting Back, Bedbugs Grow a Thicker Skin
    (13-Apr-2016)
    It helps protect against pesticides and may explain why population is growing worldwide, scientists suggest

  • Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

  • Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

  • U.S. Moving Money From Ebola Fund to Help Fight Zika
    (06-Apr-2016)
    More than $500 million pulled out to prepare for likely outbreaks of mosquito-borne virus in U.S.

  • Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

  • Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

  • Bedbugs Widespread in Low-Income Housing, Study Finds
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Half the time, residents are unaware of infestations, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Common triggers include health conditions and age

  • Tanning May Limit Skin's Ability to Produce Vitamin D: Study
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows

  • CDC Zika Summit Details Plans to Fight Mosquito-Borne Illness
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say

  • Scientists Grow and Transplant Functioning Skin Onto Mice
    (01-Apr-2016)
    It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says

  • Many Americans Misinformed About Zika Virus
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Harvard poll shows they don't know how virus spreads or how it affects health

  • CDC Sets New Guidelines on Sex After Zika Exposure
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Men with known infection from the virus should wait 6 months before condom-free sex, agency says

  • Health Tip: Coping With Rosacea
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Seek treatment for relief

  • CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Nearly all had a probable link to travel to a Zika-endemic area outside the United States, agency says

  • Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson's Risk: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Research found an association, but did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between the two conditions

  • CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Nearly all had a probable link to travel to a Zika-endemic area outside the United States, agency says

  • Scientists Pick U.S. Cities Where Zika Might Hit This Summer
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Weather and travel patterns could expose people as far north as New York City

  • New Dengue Virus Vaccine Shows Promise
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Research may also aid in development of Zika virus vaccine, expert suggests

  • Scientists Assess Risk to Pregnant Women Infected With Zika
    (16-Mar-2016)
    A woman infected in 1st trimester has 1 in 100 chance of delivering baby with microcephaly, data suggests

  • In Zika Fight, FDA Gives Tentative OK to Tests of Gene-Modified Mosquito
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Agency says testing the insects in Florida Keys poses little risk to people, animals and the environment

  • Another Neurological Disorder Tied to Zika
    (10-Mar-2016)
    It may cause meningoencephalitis, an infection and swelling of the brain, researchers say

  • Zika Poses Serious Threat to Puerto Rico: U.S. Health Officials
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They say funds needed to battle the virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects

  • Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

  • Study Suggests Causes for Lupus' Impact on Immune System
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Certain cells seem to malfunction and create inflammation instead of fighting the disease, research say

  • Health Tip: If You Have a Wart
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Signs that you should visit a doctor

  • Head Lice No Cause for Panic, Expert Says
    (07-Mar-2016)
    But ask your pediatrician if a prescription remedy is needed

  • Misconceptions About Acne Still Common
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Skin condition isn't caused by poor hygiene or diet, dermatologist says

  • Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin Conditions
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

  • Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin Conditions
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

  • Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin Conditions
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

  • Misconceptions About Acne Still Common
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Skin condition isn't caused by poor hygiene or diet, dermatologist says

  • Misconceptions About Acne Still Common
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Skin condition isn't caused by poor hygiene or diet, dermatologist says

  • New Tests May Help Combat Melanoma, Expert Says
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Doctors now have genetic and molecular tools for diagnosing the deadly skin cancer

  • Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin Conditions
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • Health Tip: Keep Skin Looking Young
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Suggestions for your skincare routine

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • Health Tip: Did the Bedbugs Bite?
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Learn these warning signs

  • Double Up on Acne Treatments, New Guidelines Say
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Skin doctors say combining two or more medications is often the best option

  • Double Up on Acne Treatments, New Guidelines Say
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Skin doctors say combining two or more medications is often the best option

  • Winter Skin-Care Tips From a Pro
    (20-Feb-2016)
    Oil-based creams, ointments deliver more moisture, dermatologist says

  • Winter Skin-Care Tips From a Pro
    (20-Feb-2016)
    Oil-based creams, ointments deliver more moisture, dermatologist says

  • Health Tip: Get Relief From Dry Skin
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Moisturizing is key

  • U.S. Travelers Seek More Zika Details
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Most intend to stick with their plans -- while packing bug repellent, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Prevent Cooking Fires
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Stay focused while you cook

  • In Fight Against Zika Virus, Officials Consider Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
    (16-Feb-2016)
    The goal: Sterile males would mate with females that carry the germ suspected of causing birth defects

  • Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

  • Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

  • Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

  • WHO: Neurological Disorder on the Rise in Zika Zones
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But U.N. health agency says too soon to prove link between Guillain-Barre syndrome and Zika-causing mosquitoes

  • CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

  • CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

  • CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil
    (11-Feb-2016)
    And two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

  • Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

  • Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

  • Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

  • Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

  • New Lyme Disease Bacteria Discovered in Upper Midwest: CDC
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Infection may trigger nausea, vomiting and a more widespread rash, officials say

  • White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say

  • Record Heat, Drought May Explain Zika Outbreak in Brazil: Research
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Hot weather can boost mosquito population, drought prompted people to keep water in open containers

  • CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says

  • Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

  • Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's Secrets
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find the insects have remarkable natural defenses

  • Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's Secrets
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find the insects have remarkable natural defenses

  • Texas Health Officials Report Sexually Transmitted Case of Zika Virus
    (03-Feb-2016)
    News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

  • Red Cross Takes Steps to Keep Zika Virus Out of Blood Supply
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Agency asks potential donors who have traveled to areas where virus is active to wait 28 days

  • WHO: Zika Virus an International Health Threat
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Virus suspected of causing birth defects could lead to 4 million cases in Americas in next year, agency says

  • U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Temporary ban might be imposed on travelers returning from countries where the virus has taken hold

  • FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

  • Bedbugs Biting Back Against Insecticide
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Researchers find a strong resistance to the most widely used pesticide group

  • Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior Research
    (28-Jan-2016)
    U.S. health officials say valuable lessons were learned during battles against other mosquito-borne viruses

  • Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • Take Care in the Bitter Cold
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

  • Antifungal for Yeast Infections Tied to Miscarriage Risk
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The oral drug fluconazole may increase the risk, Danish researchers say

  • Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

  • U.S. Teen Treated for Rare Rat-Bite Fever
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Only 200 cases have been reported since 1839, research reveals

  • U.S. Teen Treated for Rare Rat-Bite Fever
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Only 200 cases have been reported since 1839, research reveals

  • Face Mites Might Give Clues to People's Ancestry
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Tiny parasites follow families through generations and don't easily transfer, study shows

  • FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

  • FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

  • 'Designer Cells' Show Promise Against Psoriasis in Lab Mice
    (16-Dec-2015)
    But experts say much more work lies ahead before people might benefit

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Skin at Work
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Watch for harsh chemicals

  • 'Designer Cells' Show Promise Against Psoriasis in Lab Mice
    (16-Dec-2015)
    But experts say much more work lies ahead before people might benefit

  • Health Tip: Acne Has Lasting Effects
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Including poor self-esteem

  • Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

  • Health Tip: Washing Your Skin When You Have Eczema
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Bathe in water that's warm, not hot

  • Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

  • Hawaii Facing Rise in Dengue Fever Cases
    (03-Dec-2015)
    122 cases of the extremely painful, but rarely fatal, disease have been reported since mid-September

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Hot Water Burns
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Adjust the temperature on your water heater

  • Health Tip: Enjoying a Holiday Fire
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Take precautions to keep it safe

  • Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

  • Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

  • Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

  • Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

  • Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hypothermia?
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Age and mental health can play a role

  • What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

  • What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

  • What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

  • What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

  • Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Prescription Accutane can often help and should be tried sooner, experts say

  • Snake Bites Take Big Global Toll, Especially Among the Poor
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Shortage and cost of antivenom, need for training are issues in nations where bites are common, researcher says

  • Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Prescription Accutane can often help and should be tried sooner, experts say

  • Health Tip: Healthy Skin Doesn't Have to Cost a Fortune
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Suggestions for healthier skin on a budget

  • B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

  • B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

  • B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

  • Health Tip: Easing Hives
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Find out what's behind the reaction

  • Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

  • Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

  • Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

  • Dermatologist Offers Tips for Dealing With Warts
    (17-Oct-2015)
    Duct tape and over-the-counter products can work, but take time

  • Dermatologist Offers Tips for Dealing With Warts
    (17-Oct-2015)
    Duct tape and over-the-counter products can work, but take time

  • Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-Exams
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study finds some don't know how to spot signs of trouble

  • Artificial Skin Could Bring Sense of Touch to Prosthetics
    (15-Oct-2015)
    But many steps remain before this technology might be available for human use

  • Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

  • Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

  • Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

  • Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

  • Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

  • Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

  • Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

  • Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

  • Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

  • Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    But research doesn't prove one causes the other

  • 2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Targeted therapies produce significant results, researchers say

  • Blood Tests May Predict Pregnancy Risks for Women With Lupus
    (29-Sep-2015)
    As early as 12 weeks, checks can signal danger of complications for both mother and baby, study contends

  • Health Tip: When a Rash Signals Trouble
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Seek prompt medical attention

  • Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise
    (22-Sep-2015)
    One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

  • Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise
    (22-Sep-2015)
    One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

  • Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise
    (22-Sep-2015)
    One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

  • Kicking the Nail-Biting Habit
    (19-Sep-2015)
    Keep nails short, use bitter nail polish and squeeze a stress ball instead, dermatologist suggests

  • Kicking the Nail-Biting Habit
    (19-Sep-2015)
    Keep nails short, use bitter nail polish and squeeze a stress ball instead, dermatologist suggests

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Nail Fungus
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Watch for changes in appearance

  • Antibacterial Soaps Fail to Beat Plain Soap
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Short exposure to specific germ-killing ingredients doesn't get hands cleaner, study says

  • Soft Skin of Others May Be an Illusion, Study Says
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Pleasant sensation through touch may help build social bonds, researchers suggest

  • Rosacea Caused Half by Nature, Half by Lifestyle: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    If you have a family history of the skin condition, limit sun exposure, doctors say

  • Rosacea Caused Half by Nature, Half by Lifestyle: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    If you have a family history of the skin condition, limit sun exposure, doctors say

  • West Nile Virus Most Common Mosquito-Borne Illness in U.S.
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Cases aren't increasing, but persistent, infectious-disease expert says

  • FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

  • Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to help prevent them

  • FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

  • Health Tip: Coping With Mosquito Bites
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to help ease the itch

  • Health Tip: Coping With Mosquito Bites
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to help ease the itch

  • Health Tip: Home Remedies to Ease Dandruff
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Shampoo daily

  • Health Tip: Coping With Chickenpox
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Easing itch and discomfort

  • Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Here's how to protect yourself from blood-sucking parasites that may be sharing your hotel suite

  • Got a Rash? You Might Be Allergic to Nickel, Dermatologist Says
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Commonly used in metal jewelry, it's also found in food, topical medicines and medical implants

  • Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

  • Got a Rash? You Might Be Allergic to Nickel, Dermatologist Says
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Commonly used in metal jewelry, it's also found in food, topical medicines and medical implants

  • People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    They may be less likely to get regular skin exams, advance warning about their risk, researcher says

  • Got a Rash? You Might Be Allergic to Nickel, Dermatologist Says
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Commonly used in metal jewelry, it's also found in food, topical medicines and medical implants

  • Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

  • Many Parents Aren't Shielding Babies From Sun's Harmful Rays: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    12 percent told researchers their children had tanned in their first six months of life

  • Health Tip: Minimize Scarring
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Take care of open wounds

  • Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Prescription drugs are still effective, however

  • Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Immune-suppressing drugs may play role in higher number of melanoma diagnoses

  • Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

  • Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

  • Lyme Disease in U.S. Is Under-Reported, CDC Says
    (12-Aug-2015)
    About 329,000 cases actually occur each year

  • Health Tip: Avoid Bug Bites
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Tips to prevent the itch and pain

  • FDA Approves New Rosacea Treatment
    (03-Aug-2015)
    When applied to skin, foam helps heal pimples, bumps of common skin condition

  • FDA Approves New Rosacea Treatment
    (03-Aug-2015)
    When applied to skin, foam helps heal pimples, bumps of common skin condition

  • FDA Approves New Rosacea Treatment
    (03-Aug-2015)
    When applied to skin, foam helps heal pimples, bumps of common skin condition

  • Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

  • Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

  • Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

  • Foreign Fungus Threatens U.S. Salamanders: Study
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Researchers warn a ban is necessary to keep infection from entering United States

  • New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

  • Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives
    (18-Jul-2015)
    Allergic rash can have many causes; avoiding trigger is key to prevention

  • Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Tissue from Japanese cadavers may provide new clues, researchers say

  • New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

  • New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

  • New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

  • Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Close relatives, including spouses, had higher odds for type 1 diabetes, lupus, sarcoidosis, study finds

  • Straight Talk About Poison Ivy
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Itchy red rash caused by exposure to plant's oil, not by brushing against its leaves, dermatologist says

  • Straight Talk About Poison Ivy
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Itchy red rash caused by exposure to plant's oil, not by brushing against its leaves, dermatologist says

  • Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But the infection is unlikely to spread widely or from person-to-person, expert says

  • Severe Burns May Trigger Dangerous Shifts in Gut Germs
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests that treating patients with probiotics might help prevent complications

  • Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Guselkumab appears more effective than standard treatment, researchers report

  • Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer
    (05-Jul-2015)
    Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

  • Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Implanted pellet allows people with rare genetic condition to venture into daylight

  • Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says
    (30-Jun-2015)
    But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

  • Health Tip: Sunburn May Cause Permanent Damage
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Premature skin aging and skin cancer are possible

  • Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

  • Health Tip: Dealing With a Bee Sting
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Use tweezers to remove stinger

  • Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Don't scratch itchy skin

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea
    (24-Jun-2015)
    West Africans were avoiding clinics for fear of catching the deadly virus, study finds

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study
    (22-Jun-2015)
    But blacks, Hispanics face greater odds of complications than whites, though reasons why are unclear

  • Health Tip: Watch for Playground Burns
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Be aware of equipment that heats up

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Ixekizumab appeared to outperform standard medication in a late-stage clinical trial

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Ixekizumab appeared to outperform standard medication in a late-stage clinical trial

  • Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Keep injury clean and moist with petroleum jelly to minimize skin damage

  • Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Keep injury clean and moist with petroleum jelly to minimize skin damage

  • Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Researchers said effect was even stronger if bones or joints were involved

  • As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Study shows funding has dropped 61 percent since 2004

  • Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Itch-Related Ills Like Eczema
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Rodents with a certain gene had runaway itch, but those without it did not, scientists say

  • Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Itch-Related Ills Like Eczema
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Rodents with a certain gene had runaway itch, but those without it did not, scientists say

  • Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Skin Cancer
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Use sunscreen daily, no matter the weather

  • Poison Ivy's Gonna Get Ya...
    (06-Jun-2015)
    Unless you follow these handy tips

  • Poison Ivy's Gonna Get Ya...
    (06-Jun-2015)
    Unless you follow these handy tips

  • Health Tip: Caring for Bug Bites
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Don't scratch, do check yourself when you come inside

  • Health Tip: Prevent Dog Bites
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Don't approach one that's sleeping, eating or playing with a toy

  • Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

  • Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

  • Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

  • Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Check for Ticks
    (01-Jun-2015)
    After you come from outside

  • New Research May Help Control Brown Dog Ticks
    (29-May-2015)
    These pests breed indoors and may be resistant to common pesticides

  • FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers
    (29-May-2015)
    When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

  • Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report
    (28-May-2015)
    Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

  • Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report
    (28-May-2015)
    Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

  • Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?
    (24-May-2015)
    Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

  • Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?
    (24-May-2015)
    Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

  • Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?
    (21-May-2015)
    Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

  • Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen
    (19-May-2015)
    Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

  • Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen
    (19-May-2015)
    Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

  • Many Animals Armed With Built-In Sun Block: Study
    (14-May-2015)
    Clues sought for better solar-protection products for people

  • Many Animals Armed With Built-In Sun Block: Study
    (14-May-2015)
    Clues sought for better solar-protection products for people

  • Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

  • Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

  • Many Americans Under 50 Living With Cold Sore Virus
    (09-May-2015)
    American Academy of Dermatology offers advice for treating and preventing spread

  • Health Tip: Promptly Treat a Minor Burn
    (28-Apr-2015)
    But wound more than 3 inches in diameter needs a doctor's care

  • Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say

  • Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Study found DNA-linked body odor attracts or repels biting insects

  • Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious
    (23-Apr-2015)
    But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

  • Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious
    (23-Apr-2015)
    But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

  • Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious
    (23-Apr-2015)
    But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

  • Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious
    (23-Apr-2015)
    But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

  • Health Tip: Prevent Toenail Fungus
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keep feet clean and dry

  • Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill
    (18-Apr-2015)
    Doctor shares some barbecue do's and don'ts

  • U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient

  • Health Tip: Practice Fire Safety Around the Grill
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Never use a grill indoors

  • Health Tip: Using Insect Repellent
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions for safer use

  • Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

  • Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

  • Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections
    (08-Apr-2015)
    But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

  • Health Tip: Wash Your Face Correctly
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Be gentle on your skin

  • High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Whether or not those residues are harmful is still not known, experts say

  • Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Discovery could lead to more targeted ways to keep offensive smell at bay

  • Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes
    (24-Mar-2015)
    From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

  • Exfoliate With Care, Dermatologist Urges
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Before beginning any treatments, consult with a doctor

  • Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes
    (24-Mar-2015)
    From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

  • Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes
    (24-Mar-2015)
    From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

  • Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes
    (24-Mar-2015)
    From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

  • Opossums May Come to Humans' Rescue for Snake Anti-Venom
    (23-Mar-2015)
    The mammals are immune to snakes' poisons, pointing to better antidotes for people

  • Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

  • When to Keep Kids Home From School
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Pediatrician offers advice on common childhood ailments

  • Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

  • Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Peeling?
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Here are potential causes

  • Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Hispanic, Asian Women
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Shifting preferences for tanning, along with belief that darker skin is protected, may explain trend

  • 'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

  • 'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Aging Skin
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Always use sunscreen

  • Recovery From Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Experts note full recovery generally takes six weeks or less

  • Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea
    (13-Mar-2015)
    More than 16 million Americans have incurable skin condition

  • Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea
    (13-Mar-2015)
    More than 16 million Americans have incurable skin condition

  • Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea
    (13-Mar-2015)
    More than 16 million Americans have incurable skin condition

  • Health Tip: Spot the Symptoms of Scalp Psoriasis
    (11-Mar-2015)
    They differ from ordinary dandruff

  • Cresemba Approved for Serious Fungal Infections
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Most often these illnesses affect people with weakened immune systems

  • Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study
    (04-Mar-2015)
    U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012

  • Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Use a special shampoo

  • Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study
    (04-Mar-2015)
    U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012

  • In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

  • Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

  • Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark
    (19-Feb-2015)
    UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

  • Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark
    (19-Feb-2015)
    UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

  • Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark
    (19-Feb-2015)
    UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

  • Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

  • Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

  • Beware the Bitter Cold
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

  • Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

  • Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

  • Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

  • Health Tip: Using Sunscreen
    (29-Jan-2015)
    For some, it's more of a necessity

  • Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

  • Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

  • Health Tip: Keep Bedbugs Out of Your Bags
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Tips to avoid these hitchhikers when you travel

  • FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

  • New Psoriasis Drug Approved
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation

  • Rare Virus Discovered in Common Tick
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Scientists not yet sure of risk to humans

  • Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

  • Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Asians, Hispanics most likely to survive the autoimmune disease

  • Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say
    (11-Jan-2015)
    Review finds injury from man or beast requires treatment to prevent infection

  • You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Expert thinks this common worry may create unnecessary fear of arachnids

  • You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Expert thinks this common worry may create unnecessary fear of arachnids

  • Health Tip: Prevent Cooking Fires
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Don't drink while you bake

  • Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Much of the expense is for indirect effects, such as time lost from work, experts say

  • Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Much of the expense is for indirect effects, such as time lost from work, experts say

  • Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema?
    (05-Jan-2015)
    These are common triggers

  • Dealing With Cold Weather Injuries
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Safety precautions can prevent serious problems during winter activities

  • Preventing Diaper Rash
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

  • Preventing Diaper Rash
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

  • Health Tip: Minimize Acne
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Treat skin well

  • Health Tip: Like Lighting Candles? Do it Safely
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Don't burn candles while asleep

  • Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds
    (23-Dec-2014)
    But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

  • Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds
    (23-Dec-2014)
    But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

  • Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds
    (23-Dec-2014)
    But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

  • Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk
    (18-Dec-2014)
    'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted

  • Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients

  • Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients

  • Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

  • Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

  • Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

  • Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

  • Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Virus can lead to cervical cancer

  • Health Tip: Battling Bunion Pain
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Get more comfortable shoes

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe With a Space Heater
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Make sure experts have tested your model

  • Use Your Space Heater Safely
    (07-Dec-2014)
    Misuse leads to emergency treatment for 6,000 Americans a year

  • Health Tip: Easing Hand Eczema
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Gloves can help protect the skin

  • Health Tip: Easing Hand Eczema
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Gloves can help protect the skin

  • Turkey Fryer Mishaps Can Cause Serious Burns
    (27-Nov-2014)
    Expert offers tips on using these devices safely

  • Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
    (25-Nov-2014)
    If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

  • Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
    (25-Nov-2014)
    If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

  • Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

  • Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

  • Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

  • Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

  • Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

  • Laser Used to Remove Tattoos May Help Reduce Acne Scars
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Small study found it improved skin with shorter recovery time than seen with another type of laser

  • Health Tip: Change Your Skin Routine During Winter
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Avoid long, hot showers

  • Laser Used to Remove Tattoos May Help Reduce Acne Scars
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Small study found it improved skin with shorter recovery time than seen with another type of laser

  • Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Half of those taking three medications achieved full remission, study reports

  • Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

  • Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

  • What Snake Caused That Bite? New DNA Test Might Tell
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Technology could save many lives in countries where venomous snakes are common

  • Health Tip: Signs of a Yeast Diaper Rash
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Call the pediatrician if you notice these symptoms

  • Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

  • Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

  • Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

  • Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

  • Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

  • Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

  • Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

  • Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

  • Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

  • Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

  • Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Creatures have remarkable regenerative capabilities, researchers report

  • Keep It Clean After Ear Piercings
    (11-Oct-2014)
    Dermatologist offers tips on preventing infections

  • As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

  • As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

  • As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Wash skin twice daily

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Wash skin twice daily

  • Health Tip: What Causes Hives?
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Most commonly, exposure to an allergen

  • Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Inspect the hair in a well-lit room

  • More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

  • Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

  • Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

  • Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

  • Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

  • Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
    (27-Aug-2014)
    But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

  • Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
    (27-Aug-2014)
    But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

  • Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Soak your tootsies in oatmeal

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Volunteers developed antibodies to chikungunya in first human trial, but shot for public use 5 years away, researcher says

  • Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Don't count on home remedies, experts say

  • Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

  • Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

  • Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Drugs that suppress the immune system make it harder to fight infection, study says

  • Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips
    (09-Aug-2014)
    Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

  • Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips
    (09-Aug-2014)
    Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

  • Health Tip: Safely Remove a Tick
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Use fine-tipped tweezers

  • Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

  • Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer
    (03-Aug-2014)
    Bees, wasps and other pests send about 500,000 Americans to the hospital annually

  • Shield Yourself From the Sun
    (02-Aug-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

  • Shield Yourself From the Sun
    (02-Aug-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

  • Shield Yourself From the Sun
    (02-Aug-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

  • Health Tip: Monitor a Blister
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Check for signs of Infection

  • Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns
    (29-Jul-2014)
    They may sometimes cause serious symptoms that affect the whole body

  • Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

  • Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

  • Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Remedies to help fight the pain and itch

  • Tips for Beating BBQ Burns
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Seek immediate medical help for burns on the face, and large or deep burns

  • Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

  • EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says

  • 1st Case of Locally Acquired Chikungunya Virus Reported in U.S.
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Patient is unidentified Florida man; mosquito-borne illness can be painful but is seldom fatal, CDC says

  • iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

  • Burn Injuries More Common in Summer
    (12-Jul-2014)
    Doctor shares tips for safe use of fire pits, barbecues and campfires

  • New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

  • New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

  • New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

  • Health Tip: Act Fast After Sunburn
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Get to a shady spot at the first signs of burn

  • Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
    (08-Jul-2014)
    One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

  • Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer
    (06-Jul-2014)
    Mosquitoes, ticks and fleas transmit diseases, so reach for insect repellant before sending them outdoors

  • High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

  • High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

  • Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA
    (25-Jun-2014)
    In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

  • Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA
    (25-Jun-2014)
    In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

  • Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

  • Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

  • Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

  • Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus May Be Headed for U.S.
    (20-Jun-2014)
    So far, cases of the painful illness have been imported, but that may not last for long, experts say

  • Health Tip: Keep Mosquitoes at Bay
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Eliminate sources of standing water

  • Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
    (19-Jun-2014)
    'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

  • Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
    (19-Jun-2014)
    'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

  • Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

  • Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

  • Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

  • New Approaches to Acne Treatment
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Topical applications plus antibiotics often succeed, experts say

  • Health Tip: Follow Instructions on Insect Repellent
    (09-Jun-2014)
    And store product away from children

  • New Approaches to Acne Treatment
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Topical applications plus antibiotics often succeed, experts say

  • Tick Exposure Can Occur in a Minute in Infested Areas
    (07-Jun-2014)
    Insect repellant, clothing and daily skin checks best defense against disease-carrying pests, expert says

  • It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says
    (07-Jun-2014)
    Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

  • Tick Exposure Can Occur in a Minute in Infested Areas
    (07-Jun-2014)
    Insect repellant, clothing and daily skin checks best defense against disease-carrying pests, expert says

  • It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says
    (07-Jun-2014)
    Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

  • Preventing Tick Bites
    (30-May-2014)
    Long pants, socks and insect repellant help protect you from ticks

  • Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon
    (30-May-2014)
    Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

  • Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon
    (30-May-2014)
    Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

  • 5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
    (30-May-2014)
    Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

  • Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin
    (29-May-2014)
    Suggestions to help keep it clear

  • Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    A family history of condition also increases your risk

  • Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

  • Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Moisturizer
    (27-May-2014)
    Creme or ointment is preferred over lotion

  • Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap
    (26-May-2014)
    Wash baby's scalp frequently

  • Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun
    (26-May-2014)
    Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

  • Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun
    (26-May-2014)
    Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

  • Don't Let the Warm Weather Leave You Snakebitten
    (25-May-2014)
    If bitten, call 911 but keep the snake away from the ER

  • Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash
    (23-May-2014)
    And keep skin dry

  • Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash
    (23-May-2014)
    And keep skin dry

  • Health Tip: Which SPF Do I Need?
    (13-May-2014)
    Here's how to figure it out

  • Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
    (11-May-2014)
    Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

  • Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
    (11-May-2014)
    Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

  • Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study
    (07-May-2014)
    Researchers did find link between low birth weight and high doses of the medications

  • Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study
    (07-May-2014)
    Researchers did find link between low birth weight and high doses of the medications

  • Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Finding might boost study of skin conditions, and eliminate testing of drugs and cosmetics on animals

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Skin
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Avoid the sun during peak hours

  • Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling
    (16-Apr-2014)
    The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say

  • Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds

  • Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
    (14-Apr-2014)
    British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

  • Prevent Tick Bites While Enjoying the Outdoors
    (13-Apr-2014)
    With no vaccines for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, expert explains how to avoid infection

  • Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns
    (13-Apr-2014)
    Adult supervision, barriers around fire essential, expert says

  • Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Hangnail
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Don't rip off the skin

  • Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

  • Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

  • Experts Warn About Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Scarring, more disease recurrence seen when patients use unproven skin salves

  • Rashes From Wipes, Liquid Soaps on the Rise
    (23-Mar-2014)
    Culprit is a widely used chemical preservative, skin doctor says

  • College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
    (23-Mar-2014)
    FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

  • College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
    (23-Mar-2014)
    FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

  • College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
    (23-Mar-2014)
    FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

  • Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Condition affects some with psoriasis

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers
    (18-Mar-2014)
    These things may cause skin problems

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers
    (18-Mar-2014)
    These things may cause skin problems

  • Health Tip: Washing Baby's Clothes
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Avoid skin irritation

  • Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
    (14-Mar-2014)
    It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Infested With Bedbugs?
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Signs they're snuggling in your bed

  • Younger Skin Cancer Survivors May Be at Risk for Other Cancers
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Large study followed patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer for 6 years

  • Ah, Spring . . . And a Snakebite Alert
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Texas veterinarian warns that warmer weather puts people, pets at greater risk

  • What Makes an Aggressive Dog, and How You Can Spot One
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Study suggests it's not so much the breed as the gender, training, origin and owner's age

  • Health Tip: Is That Itchy Skin Eczema?
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Here are typical symptoms

  • Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Their use may cause skin flare-ups and isn't backed by evidence, study author says

  • Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Their use may cause skin flare-ups and isn't backed by evidence, study author says

  • Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey
    (26-Feb-2014)
    CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

  • Tarantula Venom Has Painkiller Potential: Study
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Spider toxins could be used to develop safe, effective medicines, researchers say

  • Instructional Video Improves Skin Cancer Diagnoses in Older Men: Study
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Whole-body exams more common among film viewers

  • Health Tip: Ward Off Dry Skin
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Run a humidifier at home

  • Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

  • Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

  • Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

  • Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

  • Health Tip: Talk to Teens About Tanning
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Make sure they use sunscreen

  • Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

  • Lymph Node Test a Good Strategy for Melanoma: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Disease spread was detected and treated sooner, with better survival in patients who received 'sentinel node' biopsy

  • Cat Bites May Lead to Serious Infections, Hospitalizations
    (09-Feb-2014)
    Felines' sharp teeth can inject harmful bacteria deep into joints and tissue, doctors warn

  • Health Tip: Developing Frostbite
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Young and old are at greater risk

  • Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Hot beverages, hair irons most often the cause, British study found

  • New 'Bioengineered Skin' Gets Closer to the Real Thing
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Successfully tested on rats, the lab-grown product has blood and lymph vessels, scientists say

  • Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

  • Keep Lice Off Your Child's Head
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Experts offer advice on how to avoid infestation

  • Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Researchers figure out why, suggest not getting enough might raise risk for heart disease

  • Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Researchers figure out why, suggest not getting enough might raise risk for heart disease

  • FDA Warns of Fires From Wart Removers
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Don't use flammable products near candles, hair appliances, agency says

  • Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Researchers report six cases where stopping use of wipes resolved skin reaction

  • Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Researchers report six cases where stopping use of wipes resolved skin reaction

  • Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Researchers report six cases where stopping use of wipes resolved skin reaction

  • Health Tip: Taming Acne
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Don't expect medication to work immediately

  • Health Tip: Understanding Age Spots
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Usually due to sun exposure

  • Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin
    (28-Dec-2013)
    Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

  • Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin
    (28-Dec-2013)
    Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

  • Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin
    (28-Dec-2013)
    Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

  • Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin
    (28-Dec-2013)
    Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

  • Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's Outlets in Florida: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Indoor tanning has strong ties to skin cancer and Florida has one of the highest rates of the disease

  • Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2013)
    But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

  • Insecticide-Laced Underwear No Match for Lice
    (04-Dec-2013)
    After short-term success, chemical resistance developed, study finds

  • Prevent Home Heating From Becoming a Safety Hazard
    (01-Dec-2013)
    Expert advice on avoiding house fires, carbon monoxide poisoning

  • Coping Tips for Winter Skin
    (30-Nov-2013)
    Moisturize, cleanse (but don't overdo), expert says

  • Coping Tips for Winter Skin
    (30-Nov-2013)
    Moisturize, cleanse (but don't overdo), expert says

  • Coping Tips for Winter Skin
    (30-Nov-2013)
    Moisturize, cleanse (but don't overdo), expert says

  • Health Tip: Soothing Baby's Eczema
    (26-Nov-2013)
    First, get the pediatrician's OK

  • Newer Foam Mattresses May Help Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Study suggests using high-density mattresses means residents don't need to be turned as often

  • Gelatin Allergy May Mean Extra Care Is Needed With Flu Shot
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Used to stabilize the vaccine, gelatin could cause reaction in those who are sensitive to it, experts say

  • For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
    (07-Nov-2013)
    ER records suggest efforts should be made to teach better supervision skills to young parents, researcher says

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Experts say obesity epidemic has widened the pool of disabled

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Minor Burn
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Run it under cool water

  • Health Tip: Caring for an Animal Bite
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Wash the area with soap and water

  • Study Finds Links Between Psoriasis, Heart Failure
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Researchers recommend screening psoriasis patients for heart risks

  • Study Finds Links Between Psoriasis, Heart Failure
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Researchers recommend screening psoriasis patients for heart risks

  • U.S. Malaria Cases Hit 40-Year High
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Almost all the cases came from travelers to Africa, India, CDC says

  • Immune System May Affect Germs on Your Skin
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Study analyzed fungus, bacteria from skin of patients with rare genetic disorder

  • Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2013)
    A toxin released by the germ might trigger symptoms in certain cases, scientists say

  • Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

  • Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2013)
    A toxin released by the germ might trigger symptoms in certain cases, scientists say

  • Lupus More Likely to Affect Young, Black Women, Study Finds
    (29-Oct-2013)
    Earlier development of the chronic autoimmune disease adds to complications in these patients

  • Reports of U.S. Cases of Flesh-Eating Drug Questioned
    (29-Oct-2013)
    DEA says none of the drug samples tested so far has been confirmed as home-cooked krokodil

  • Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests
    (28-Oct-2013)
    But overall risk is low, shouldn't influence parenting decisions, expert says

  • Many Lupus Patients Forgo Needed Medication, Study Finds
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Drugs can reduce symptoms of autoimmune disease, ward off serious complications

  • Headaches Accompanying Lupus Often Not Disease-Related, Study Finds
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Nor are they linked to medical treatment, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Caring for Calluses
    (22-Oct-2013)
    It's especially important for diabetics

  • Doc Dispels Common Myths About Head Lice
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Parents should be reassured that personal hygiene has nothing to do with the problem

  • Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Medical-grade lasers can cause burning and cell damage to skin, experts warn

  • Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Kidney Problems
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed patients with chronic skin condition for 7 years

  • Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Kidney Problems
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed patients with chronic skin condition for 7 years

  • Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Medical-grade lasers can cause burning and cell damage to skin, experts warn

  • Your Aquarium Can Be Source of Skin Infections
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Lesions may take weeks to appear and link to fish tank is often forgotten, research shows

  • Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes
    (05-Oct-2013)
    Tips for protecting your vision and skin

  • New Test Spots Risk for PTSD in Injured Kids
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Experts say early recognition crucial for avoiding later psychological, behavior problems

  • High Blood Sugar May Raise Risk for Surgical Wound Problems: Study
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Important for diabetics to get glucose levels under control before procedures, authors say

  • Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

  • Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

  • Health Tip: Prevent Burning and Scalding
    (26-Sep-2013)
    Test the bathwater first

  • Health Tip: Troubled by an Ingrown Toenail?
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Watch for signs including swelling, redness

  • Nail Fungus Drug Might Help Against HIV, Study Suggests
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Lab research shows the anti-fungal aided cells in elimination of AIDS-causing virus

  • Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Alefacept appeared to reduce need for insulin in study

  • Health Tip: Treating Psoriasis on the Feet
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Keep them moisturized

  • Health Tip: Coping With Lupus
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Don't overdo it

  • Atlanta Women Offers Hope for Psoriasis Sufferers
    (13-Sep-2013)
    'The majority of people don't know what psoriasis is, but many are open to hearing more about it,' she says

  • Treatment Options Expand for Psoriasis Patients
    (13-Sep-2013)
    There's no cure, but experts cite reasons for hope for 7.5 million Americans with the disease

  • FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet
    (11-Sep-2013)
    However, cosmetic improvement is only temporary

  • Bedbugs' Genes May Protect Them From Insecticides
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Study helps explain why the bloodsucking parasites are so hard to kill

  • Health Tip: Help Sun-Damaged Skin
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Apply sunscreen daily

  • Health Tip: Help Sun-Damaged Skin
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Apply sunscreen daily

  • Health Tip: Help Sun-Damaged Skin
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Apply sunscreen daily

  • Docs Rarely Discuss Sunscreens With Patients, Study Finds
    (04-Sep-2013)
    That's true even when the patient has a prior history of skin cancer

  • Docs Rarely Discuss Sunscreens With Patients, Study Finds
    (04-Sep-2013)
    That's true even when the patient has a prior history of skin cancer

  • Sleep May Aid in Brain Repair, Mouse Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Meanwhile, sleep deprivation appeared to harm brain cells

  • FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea
    (27-Aug-2013)
    Mirvaso works by constricting dilated blood vessels of the face, company says

  • FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea
    (27-Aug-2013)
    Mirvaso works by constricting dilated blood vessels of the face, company says

  • Health Tip: Shopping for Skin Care Products
    (26-Aug-2013)
    Know your skin type and what it needs

  • Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study
    (23-Aug-2013)
    All three conditions on the rise, but it's unclear whether ADHD risk is affected by others

  • Skin Care Tips for Psoriasis Patients
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Expert suggests ways to ease itching and other discomforts

  • Skin Care Tips for Psoriasis Patients
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Expert suggests ways to ease itching and other discomforts

  • Skin Care Tips for Psoriasis Patients
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Expert suggests ways to ease itching and other discomforts

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Aren't Cure-Alls, FDA Warns
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Despite hype, treatment doesn't help for cancer or many other ills, and can have serious side effects

  • Health Tip: Giving Your Skin What it Needs
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Drink plenty of water

  • U.S. Lyme Disease Cases Vastly Underreported: CDC
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Ongoing studies suggest ticks infect 300,000 people each year

  • Many Teen Girls Using Tanning Beds: Report
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Messages about skin cancer don't seem to outweigh the desire for a 'healthy glow'

  • Many Teen Girls Using Tanning Beds: Report
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Messages about skin cancer don't seem to outweigh the desire for a 'healthy glow'

  • Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat
    (18-Aug-2013)
    Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns

  • Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat
    (18-Aug-2013)
    Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns

  • Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat
    (18-Aug-2013)
    Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns

  • Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat
    (18-Aug-2013)
    Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns

  • Many Psoriasis Patients Going Without Treatment, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2013)
    More than half surveyed said they are dissatisfied with the level of care

  • Asian Tiger Mosquito Could Spread U.S. Disease
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Present in more than half of states, the bloodthirsty parasite transmits a host of viruses

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Melanoma?
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Sun exposure and use of tanning booths increase your chances

  • Health Tip: If You Have Hand Eczema
    (07-Aug-2013)
    Moisturize to help ease symptoms

  • Psoriasis, Other Medical Conditions May Be Linked, Study Says
    (07-Aug-2013)
    As skin disorder worsened, likelihood of multiple diseases rose, researchers found

  • Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts
    (06-Aug-2013)
    New guidelines released to help doctors treat younger patients age-appropriately

  • Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts
    (06-Aug-2013)
    New guidelines released to help doctors treat younger patients age-appropriately

  • Scientists ID Molecule Behind Sunburn Pain
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Finding could lead to better sunblock products, researchers say

  • Scientists ID Molecule Behind Sunburn Pain
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Finding could lead to better sunblock products, researchers say

  • Meth Use Tied to Deadly Brain Infection in Mouse Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    A generally harmless fungus caused death in animals injected with methamphetamine, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Keep Bed Bugs at Bay
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Check secondhand furniture for infestation

  • Bedsores More Common Than Thought for Hospitalized Kids
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Often caused by medical devices, these wounds can cause distress for family members, researchers say

  • Bedsores More Common Than Thought for Hospitalized Kids
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Often caused by medical devices, these wounds can cause distress for family members, researchers say

  • Midwest Ticks Show Signs of 'Heartland Virus'
    (22-Jul-2013)
    Recently discovered disease struck two Missouri farmers

  • FDA Warns of Sunscreen Spray's Flammability Risk
    (21-Jul-2013)
    Avoid open flames after application, agency advises

  • Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Breakdown in skin barrier that occurs with eczema could play role in food sensitivity, study says

  • Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Breakdown in skin barrier that occurs with eczema could play role in food sensitivity, study says

  • Health Tip: Help Tame Rosacea Flares
    (17-Jul-2013)
    While you're outside grilling

  • Health Tip: Avoid Bug Bites
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Stay indoors at dawn and dusk

  • Health Tip: Temporary Tattoos Could Have Side Effects
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Including skin reactions

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Hand Eczema
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Keep hands dry

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Hand Eczema
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Keep hands dry

  • Health Tip: Ease the Itch of Poison Ivy
    (08-Jul-2013)
    Bathe in oatmeal or baking soda

  • Health Tip: Ease the Itch of Poison Ivy
    (08-Jul-2013)
    Bathe in oatmeal or baking soda

  • Health Tip: Ease the Itch of Poison Ivy
    (08-Jul-2013)
    Bathe in oatmeal or baking soda

  • Perils of Grilling Go Far Beyond Charred Food
    (05-Jul-2013)
    Flash fires from lingering vapors pose serious risks

  • Check Your Summer Burn IQ
    (05-Jul-2013)
    From grills to fireworks to hot sand, danger lurks

  • Perils of Grilling Go Far Beyond Charred Food
    (05-Jul-2013)
    Flash fires from lingering vapors pose serious risks

  • Check Your Summer Burn IQ
    (05-Jul-2013)
    From grills to fireworks to hot sand, danger lurks

  • Simple Ways to Prevent Fireworks Injuries
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Experts' best advice: Leave lighting to professionals and enjoy the spectacle

  • Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Study followed nearly 15,000 patients for 6 years

  • Ice Pops Interfered With Hospital Patient's Lab Tests: Report
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Food additive might have led to false positive results for fungal infection

  • Tick-Borne Illness Babesiosis a Hazard for Seniors: FDA
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Risk highest in certain East Coast states

  • New Tick-Borne Illness May Be Misdiagnosed
    (01-Jul-2013)
    Case reports look at 2 older patients with Borrelia miyamotoi infection

  • Heed the Heat During Summer Workouts
    (29-Jun-2013)
    Expert offers tips on how to exercise smartly, avoid heat stroke

  • Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Head Lice
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Don't share personal items with infested person

  • Look Beyond the Sun for Skin Cancer Culprits, Doctors Warn
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Tanning beds, organ transplants and smoking among additional risk factors

  • Oregon Woman Tans Her Way to a Melanoma Diagnosis
    (21-Jun-2013)
    She now blogs about her experience and how she has learned to accept her natural skin color

  • Health Tip: Bring Moisture Back to Dry Skin
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Don't bathe with hot water

  • Ingredient in New MS Drug Linked to Serious Brain Disease
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Reports found four psoriasis patients who took similar drug developed rare but sometimes deadly condition

  • Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
    (08-Jun-2013)
    How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice

  • Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
    (08-Jun-2013)
    How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice

  • Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
    (08-Jun-2013)
    How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice

  • Men Face Higher Risk of Infections Related to Health Care
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Extensive study found hospitalized men had 60 percent greater odds of bloodstream, surgical infections

  • Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study
    (03-Jun-2013)
    After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users in sunny Australia

  • Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study
    (03-Jun-2013)
    After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users in sunny Australia

  • Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study
    (03-Jun-2013)
    After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users in sunny Australia

  • Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds
    (30-May-2013)
    Despite health risks associated with tanning, many young women still prefer the real thing

  • Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds
    (30-May-2013)
    Despite health risks associated with tanning, many young women still prefer the real thing

  • Mosquitoes With Altered Gene Can't Sniff People Out
    (29-May-2013)
    Researchers hope finding leads to better prevention of malaria, other diseases

  • Weight Loss Might Ease Psoriasis, Study Hints
    (29-May-2013)
    Obese people on low-calorie diet reported relief of skin symptoms, better quality of life

  • Weight Loss Might Ease Psoriasis, Study Hints
    (29-May-2013)
    Obese people on low-calorie diet reported relief of skin symptoms, better quality of life

  • Health Tip: Care for Your Skin Daily
    (28-May-2013)
    Start by drinking enough water

  • As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer
    (26-May-2013)
    Sun protection, regular skin checks help lower your risk

  • As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer
    (26-May-2013)
    Sun protection, regular skin checks help lower your risk

  • As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer
    (26-May-2013)
    Sun protection, regular skin checks help lower your risk

  • As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer
    (26-May-2013)
    Sun protection, regular skin checks help lower your risk

  • Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
    (23-May-2013)
    Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

  • Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
    (23-May-2013)
    Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

  • Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
    (23-May-2013)
    Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Heat Rash
    (23-May-2013)
    Keep skin cool and dry

  • Scientists Map the Fungi on Your Feet
    (22-May-2013)
    Toes are a favorite spot for these microscopic organisms

  • Many Can Blame Family for Their Bunions
    (20-May-2013)
    These and other foot disorders are 'highly inheritable,' study finds

  • Revised Sunscreen Labels Should Help Consumers Make Wiser Choices
    (20-May-2013)
    New survey finds 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher

  • Revised Sunscreen Labels Should Help Consumers Make Wiser Choices
    (20-May-2013)
    New survey finds 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher

  • Unusual Heat May Have Boosted West Nile Virus Last Year: CDC
    (13-May-2013)
    More illnesses, deaths from mosquito-borne disease reported in 2012 than in recent years, agency says

  • Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema
    (10-May-2013)
    Findings point to abnormal skin barrier as culprit, researchers say

  • Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema
    (10-May-2013)
    Findings point to abnormal skin barrier as culprit, researchers say

  • Look for New, Improved Sunscreen Labels
    (10-May-2013)
    Choosing effective sun protection should be easier now, experts say

  • Look for New, Improved Sunscreen Labels
    (10-May-2013)
    Choosing effective sun protection should be easier now, experts say

  • Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study
    (09-May-2013)
    Dermatologists say redheads must take extra care to check skin, avoid sun

  • Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study
    (09-May-2013)
    Dermatologists say redheads must take extra care to check skin, avoid sun

  • Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study
    (09-May-2013)
    Dermatologists say redheads must take extra care to check skin, avoid sun

  • Immune Cell Discovery May One Day Lead to Herpes Vaccine: Study
    (08-May-2013)
    Understanding specialized cells could be key to preventing genital herpes, researchers say

  • Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
    (06-May-2013)
    Experts note many medications now available for range of cases

  • Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
    (06-May-2013)
    Experts note many medications now available for range of cases

  • Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
    (06-May-2013)
    Experts note many medications now available for range of cases

  • Kids on Medicaid May Face Barriers to Eczema Treatment
    (03-May-2013)
    Study investigated access to dermatologists for children with the skin condition

  • First Aid Tips for Treating Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds
    (02-May-2013)
    Acting quickly can help injuries heal faster, prevent infection

  • Penicillin Prevents Return of Leg Infection Called Cellulitis: Study
    (01-May-2013)
    However, the painful infection comes back once drug is stopped, researchers say

  • Penicillin Prevents Return of Leg Infection Called Cellulitis: Study
    (01-May-2013)
    However, the painful infection comes back once drug is stopped, researchers say

  • Keep Beauty Regimen Safe During Pregnancy, Doctor Advises
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Helpful tips can reassure expectant mothers about their hair, nail and skin care treatments

  • Blood Test May Catch Deadly Fungal Infection Quickly
    (24-Apr-2013)
    Test for Candida in bloodstream is not yet on market

  • Kids More Likely to Pick Up Warts at Home, Not Public Spaces
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Study found close contact with relatives, friends who had warts was greatest risk factor

  • Kids More Likely to Pick Up Warts at Home, Not Public Spaces
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Study found close contact with relatives, friends who had warts was greatest risk factor

  • Nails Need Love, Too
    (20-Apr-2013)
    Expert offers tips on how to keep them healthy

  • Among Hispanics, Risky Sun Exposure Varies by Language Spoken: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    English-speaking adults less likely to protect themselves, researchers find

  • Among Hispanics, Risky Sun Exposure Varies by Language Spoken: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    English-speaking adults less likely to protect themselves, researchers find

  • Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
    (11-Apr-2013)
    American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

  • Tick-Borne Meat Allergy May Have Affected Virginia Kids
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Study found 45 suspected cases in 2011 and 2012

  • Bedbug Remedy Based on Kidney Bean Leaves?
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Microscopic hairs on the plants stab the blood-thirsty critters, study shows

  • Tick-Borne Meat Allergy May Have Affected Virginia Kids
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Study found 45 suspected cases in 2011 and 2012

  • Few U.S. Seniors Take Advantage of Shingles Vaccine
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Large study found shot effective but only 4 percent of older adults receive it

  • More Than a Quarter of Melanoma Survivors Skip Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (08-Apr-2013)
    And 2 percent continue to use tanning beds, researchers report

  • More Than a Quarter of Melanoma Survivors Skip Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (08-Apr-2013)
    And 2 percent continue to use tanning beds, researchers report

  • More Than a Quarter of Melanoma Survivors Skip Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (08-Apr-2013)
    And 2 percent continue to use tanning beds, researchers report

  • Combo Therapy Helps Knock Out Fungal Meningitis
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Study found 2-drug treatment reduced death risk from cryptococcal meningitis by 40 percent

  • Melanoma Rates Rising in U.S. Children
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Deadly skin cancer still rare in kids, but long-term study found 2 percent yearly increase among whites

  • Melanoma Rates Rising in U.S. Children
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Deadly skin cancer still rare in kids, but long-term study found 2 percent yearly increase among whites

  • Melanoma Rates Rising in U.S. Children
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Deadly skin cancer still rare in kids, but long-term study found 2 percent yearly increase among whites

  • Hot Tap Water May Pose Scalding Hazard
    (31-Mar-2013)
    Study found temperatures often set higher than safety standard

  • Health Tip: How Did I Get Hemorrhoids?
    (29-Mar-2013)
    Chronic constipation is a frequent cause

  • Valley Fever Fungal Infection on Rise in Southwest
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Flu-like symptoms can last weeks or months, CDC researchers say

  • Temporary Tattoos May Leave Permanent Damage
    (26-Mar-2013)
    As spring break nears, FDA warns that seemingly harmless lark might blister, scar skin

  • Temporary Tattoos May Leave Permanent Damage
    (26-Mar-2013)
    As spring break nears, FDA warns that seemingly harmless lark might blister, scar skin

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Mold Problems
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Here's how to clean it up properly

  • Craze for Hairless Genitals Accompanies Rise in Infections
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Shaving, clipping and waxing may raise risk of skin virus, study finds

  • How to Prevent, Treat Diaper Rash
    (17-Mar-2013)
    Excessive moisture, lotions and wipes can irritate a newborn's skin

  • Homegrown Strain of Dengue Fever Virus Pinpointed in Florida
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Some 2009-2010 cases originated in Key West mosquitoes, not from travelers, CDC says

  • Space Heater Safety Tips Can Help Prevent Burns, Fires
    (08-Mar-2013)
    Experts give advice on where to place, how to use devices

  • Health Tip: Defend Against Insect Bites While Traveling Abroad
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Protect yourself from bites and illness

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Seem to Increase Risk of Shingles
    (05-Mar-2013)
    But study finds that high doses of corticosteroids double the odds of developing painful skin disease

  • Report Details Steps to Boost Patient Safety
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Leadership is needed for change to occur, experts say

  • Many Allergic to Fire Ant's Sting Don't Get Preventive Shots
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Insect is endemic throughout the Southeast, researchers note, and can spur severe reaction

  • Health Tip: Coping With Itching During Pregnancy
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Try these suggestions

  • Health Tip: Caring for Chapped Lips
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Protect and moisturize them daily

  • Health Tip: Coping With Itching During Pregnancy
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Try these suggestions

  • Health Tip: Coping With Itching During Pregnancy
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Try these suggestions

  • Health Tip: Caring for Chapped Lips
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Protect and moisturize them daily

  • Health Tip: Caring for Chapped Lips
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Protect and moisturize them daily

  • Gel Manicures Durable, But Can Cause Lasting Problems
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Dermatologist says use this nail treatment in moderation and learn about associated risks

  • Tattoos Can Pose Health Hazards, Doctor Warns
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Industrial inks, poor skin placement may lead to variety of problems

  • With Acne, Bacteria Strain on Your Skin May Be Culprit
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study suggests two types of microbe may lead to acne, while third helps keep skin clear

  • With Acne, Bacteria Strain on Your Skin May Be Culprit
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study suggests two types of microbe may lead to acne, while third helps keep skin clear

  • With Acne, Bacteria Strain on Your Skin May Be Culprit
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study suggests two types of microbe may lead to acne, while third helps keep skin clear

  • Experimental Vitiligo Treatment Shows Promise in Mice
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Genetic research could hold key to reversing the skin pigment disorder, but more study needed

  • Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study
    (25-Feb-2013)
    Missouri survey found operators often misrepresent indoor tanning as safe, even healthy

  • Study Finds No Tie Between Acne Drug Accutane and Crohn's, Colitis
    (20-Feb-2013)
    New data involving 45,000 women may settle the question, experts say

  • Mosquitoes Can Become Desensitized to DEET
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Disease-causing bugs ignore repellent's smell several hours after exposure, study finds

  • Study Finds No Tie Between Acne Drug Accutane and Crohn's, Colitis
    (20-Feb-2013)
    New data involving 45,000 women may settle the question, experts say

  • North American Shark Attacks Hit Decade High
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Expert says figures in line with human population rise, not cause for alarm

  • Expert Tips to Get Rid of Head Lice
    (16-Feb-2013)
    Nits and lice usually found in the hair behind the ears and the nape of the neck, dermatologist says

  • Hemorrhoids Are Common, Preventable and Treatable
    (15-Feb-2013)
    They're the U.S. health subject most searched for online, FDA reports

  • Untreated Depression May Cut Shingles Vaccine Effectiveness
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Antidepressants linked to improved immune response in older patients, researchers say

  • New Antibiotic May Treat Skin Infections in Shorter Time
    (12-Feb-2013)
    Study of experimental drug tedizolid also found fewer daily doses needed

  • Health Tip: Manage Bunion Pain
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Wear a non-medicated pad

  • Skin-Care Basics for Your New Baby
    (09-Feb-2013)
    For example, bathing every other day is sufficient, expert says

  • Bedbugs: Easy to Attract, Hard to Eliminate
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Medical expert offers tips on spotting infestation in your home

  • Bedbugs: Easy to Attract, Hard to Eliminate
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Medical expert offers tips on spotting infestation in your home

  • Want to Get Rid of That Old Tattoo? You're Not Alone
    (08-Feb-2013)
    FDA says removal of inked body art is painstaking process, and results will vary

  • Sunshine Linked to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Women estimated to have more exposure to UV-B rays had decreased risk, researchers say

  • No Evidence That Lupus Drugs Lead to Cancer, Says Study
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Concerns that cyclophosphamide, other meds raise lymphoma risk not borne out by research

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Dry Skin
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Take warm, not hot, showers

  • Living Near Equator May Boost Your Risk for Allergy, Asthma
    (04-Feb-2013)
    This could be due to UV ray exposure, study author says

  • Certain Skin Cancers More Common in HIV-Positive People
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Large study found higher rates of squamous cell, basal cell carcinomas

  • Simple Tips for Smoother Shaving
    (26-Jan-2013)
    How to avoid skin irritation, acne aggravation

  • Simple Tips for Smoother Shaving
    (26-Jan-2013)
    How to avoid skin irritation, acne aggravation

  • Winter Sports Safety: Preparation Is Key
    (20-Jan-2013)
    Orthopedic surgeons offer tips for cold-weather workouts

  • How to Tell If Your Child Is Too Sick for School: Expert
    (20-Jan-2013)
    If kids aren't well enough to learn, it's best to keep them home

  • Tips to Keep Kids Safe, Warm During Winter
    (19-Jan-2013)
    Hypothermia, frostbite occur more frequently among children, expert warns

  • Malaria, Typhoid Pose Biggest Threat to Travelers in Tropics
    (18-Jan-2013)
    The feared Ebola virus is much less common, study says

  • Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Study isn't conclusive, but it's another reason to make healthier choices, expert says

  • Fans of Reality Beauty Shows Twice as Likely to Tan: Study
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Practice could make them more susceptible to skin cancer, researchers say

  • Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter
    (06-Jan-2013)
    Drink water, apply thick moisturizer, avoid harsh cleansers

  • Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter
    (06-Jan-2013)
    Drink water, apply thick moisturizer, avoid harsh cleansers

  • Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter
    (06-Jan-2013)
    Drink water, apply thick moisturizer, avoid harsh cleansers

  • Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter
    (06-Jan-2013)
    Drink water, apply thick moisturizer, avoid harsh cleansers

  • Climate Change May Bring Another Mosquito-Borne Illness to U.S.
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Study uses computer model to assess risk of Chikungunya virus

  • Boughs of Christmas Trees Hold Many Insects, Bug Expert Says
    (23-Dec-2012)
    But these tiny creatures unlikely to harm people or homes

  • Pain Intensity May Help Differentiate 2 Skin Cancers
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Both squamous cell and basal cell cause itch, but pain more common with squamous, study finds

  • Pain Intensity May Help Differentiate 2 Skin Cancers
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Both squamous cell and basal cell cause itch, but pain more common with squamous, study finds

  • Reindeer May Deliver More Than Presents
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Report suggests animals also carry a fly larva that causes skin problems, rare eye infections

  • Reindeer May Deliver More Than Presents
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Report suggests animals also carry a fly larva that causes skin problems, rare eye infections

  • Fewer Children Injured From Swallowing Caustic Chemicals: Study
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Despite better prevention efforts, too many kids still consume household cleaning products

  • Hair Concerns May Discourage Exercise for Some Black Women
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Survey found issues ranged from desire to maintain hairdos to scalp and breakage problems

  • Hair Concerns May Discourage Exercise for Some Black Women
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Survey found issues ranged from desire to maintain hairdos to scalp and breakage problems

  • Zinc Shows Promise Against Deadly Jellyfish Venom
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Study looked at Australian box jellyfish stings in mice

  • Health Tip: When an Animal Bite Becomes Infected
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Experts say you should seek medical attention right away

  • Health Tip: Getting a Tattoo?
    (06-Dec-2012)
    'Think before you ink,' FDA says

  • Flesh-Eating Fungal Infection Can Follow Natural Disasters, Study Finds
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Five people died from mucormycosis after 2011 Joplin, Mo., tornado

  • Flesh-Eating Fungal Infection Can Follow Natural Disasters, Study Finds
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Five people died from mucormycosis after 2011 Joplin, Mo., tornado

  • Health Tip: Remove a Splinter
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Wash your hands before and after extraction

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hot Water Burns
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Test the water first

  • Cholesterol Drug Boosts Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice: Study
    (29-Nov-2012)
    But more research is needed before topical Zocor is approved for human cuts

  • Latest West Nile Tally: 5,245 Cases, 236 Deaths
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Texas still the hardest hit state with 1,714 cases, 76 deaths, CDC says

  • Face Washing the Healthy Way
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Facial skin is delicate and gentle care can prevent irritation, expert says

  • Face Washing the Healthy Way
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Facial skin is delicate and gentle care can prevent irritation, expert says

  • Kids With Psoriasis More Likely to Be Overweight: Study
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Experts suspect obesity drives the skin problem

  • Kids With Psoriasis More Likely to Be Overweight: Study
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Experts suspect obesity drives the skin problem

  • Kids With Psoriasis More Likely to Be Overweight: Study
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Experts suspect obesity drives the skin problem

  • Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Cradle Cap
    (16-Nov-2012)
    Use baby shampoo when needed

  • Lyme Rash Reappearance Probably Signals New Infection, Study Says
    (14-Nov-2012)
    It's even more likely when bull's-eye rash shows up on different part of body

  • Synthetic Skin Heals Itself With a Touch, Study Shows
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Material might someday be used for artificial limbs, researchers say

  • Lyme Rash Reappearance Probably Signals New Infection, Study Says
    (14-Nov-2012)
    It's even more likely when bull's-eye rash shows up on different part of body

  • Synthetic Skin Heals Itself With a Touch, Study Shows
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Material might someday be used for artificial limbs, researchers say

  • Lone Star Tick Bite Might Trigger Red Meat Allergy: Study
    (09-Nov-2012)
    Body produces antibodies against pest's saliva, which contains same carbohydrate found in beef, pork

  • CDC: West Nile Toll Now 5,054 Cases, 228 Deaths
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Texas the hardest hit state with 1,684 cases and 76 deaths

  • New Video Demonstrates Skin Cancer Self-Exam
    (03-Nov-2012)
    Steps include using mirror to check back of head, scalp

  • Lupus May Be Linked to Serious Pregnancy Complication
    (02-Nov-2012)
    This autoimmune disease appears to raise risk for preeclampsia

  • Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

  • New Treatment For Head Lice?
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Topical ivermectin lotion kills most lice with single application, study shows

  • West Nile Cases Pass 4,700 Mark Nationwide: CDC
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Number of deaths now stands at 219, up from 183 last week

  • West Nile Cases Pass 4,500 Mark Nationwide: CDC
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Number of deaths now stands at 183, up from 168 last week

  • Psoriasis Drug May Help People With Crohn's Disease: Study
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Stelara could be option for patients resistant to standard meds, experts say

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Head Lice From Coming Back
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Suggestions to prevent reinfestation

  • Health Tip: Caring for Acne
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Gently clean the skin

  • West Nile Cases Continue to Climb, CDC Says
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Number of deaths now stands at 168, up from 163 last week

  • Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients: Study
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical

  • Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients: Study
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical

  • Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients: Study
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical

  • Doctor Offers Hunting Safety Tips
    (07-Oct-2012)
    Heart attacks, falls bring many hunters to the emergency room

  • West Nile Cases Continue to Climb, CDC Says
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Number of deaths now stands at 163, up from 147 last week

  • Indoor Tanning Causes Common Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (03-Oct-2012)
    While less deadly than melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell cancers can be disfiguring

  • Indoor Tanning Causes Common Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (03-Oct-2012)
    While less deadly than melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell cancers can be disfiguring

  • HPV Vaccine Found Safe in Large Study
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Fainting, skin infections most common side effects seen in girls, young women

  • Mailed Kits May Prompt Parents to Protect Kids From Sun
    (30-Sep-2012)
    Low-cost mailers led to greater use of 'sun-protective' clothing, hats and shade, study finds

  • Mailed Kits May Prompt Parents to Protect Kids From Sun
    (30-Sep-2012)
    Low-cost mailers led to greater use of 'sun-protective' clothing, hats and shade, study finds

  • West Nile Cases Rise by 400 Since Last Week: CDC
    (26-Sep-2012)
    Number of deaths now stands at 147, and Texas continues to be the hardest-hit state

  • A Virus That Zaps Zits?
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Early research finds common strain on skin seeks out, destroys bacteria behind acne

  • A Virus That Zaps Zits?
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Early research finds common strain on skin seeks out, destroys bacteria behind acne

  • Tick in Man's Ear Gives Him Tinnitus
    (21-Sep-2012)
    European report tells tale of insect attached to eardrum

  • West Nile Cases Still Rising; Death Toll Now at 134, CDC Says
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Texas continues to be epicenter of outbreak, with nearly 40 percent of all mosquito-borne infections

  • Health Tip: Managing With Psoriasis
    (18-Sep-2012)
    Learn to tame emotions and stress

  • Studies Show Limits, Promise of Laser Removal of Tattoos
    (17-Sep-2012)
    New technology may eventually speed up process, but effectiveness will still vary among individuals

  • Shingles Not Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study States
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Screening for cancer after diagnosis is unnecessary, researchers say

  • Studies Show Limits, Promise of Laser Removal of Tattoos
    (17-Sep-2012)
    New technology may eventually speed up process, but effectiveness will still vary among individuals

  • Skin Doctor Offers Tips to Reduce Acne
    (15-Sep-2012)
    Use gentle facial cleansers and don't scrub, expert advises

  • Skin Doctor Offers Tips to Reduce Acne
    (15-Sep-2012)
    Use gentle facial cleansers and don't scrub, expert advises

  • Health Tip: Factors That Can Worsen Acne
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Including fluctuating hormones

  • Topical Products for Muscle, Joint Pain May Cause Burns: FDA
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Seek medical attention if you experience burning pain or blistering, agency says

  • Health Tip: Factors That Can Worsen Acne
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Including fluctuating hormones

  • Health Tip: Factors That Can Worsen Acne
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Including fluctuating hormones

  • Topical Products for Muscle, Joint Pain May Cause Burns: FDA
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Seek medical attention if you experience burning pain or blistering, agency says

  • Experimental Dengue Vaccine Shows Some Success
    (11-Sep-2012)
    The painful, potentially deadly illness is endemic to the tropics, and has reappeared in the United States

  • Health Tip: Protect Kids From Mosquito Bites
    (07-Sep-2012)
    And reduce their risk of West Nile virus

  • Health Tip: If You Have Rosacea
    (05-Sep-2012)
    Clean your skin gently

  • Could Bacteria in Skin Mites Help Cause Rosacea?
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Evidence is mounting that immune system might react badly to the germs, triggering the skin ailment

  • Could Bacteria in Skin Mites Help Cause Rosacea?
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Evidence is mounting that immune system might react badly to the germs, triggering the skin ailment

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Poison Ivy Rash
    (28-Aug-2012)
    Teach kids to recognize the growing menace

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Poison Ivy Rash
    (28-Aug-2012)
    Teach kids to recognize the growing menace

  • Health Tip: If You Have Eczema
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Suggestions that may help avoid a flare

  • Health Tip: If You Have Eczema
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Suggestions that may help avoid a flare

  • Tainted Tattoo Ink Led to Skin Infection Outbreak
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Premixed 'gray wash' product found as culprit has been discontinued

  • Health Tip: Applying Insect Repellent
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Read the instructions carefully

  • Newer Psoriasis Drugs May Lower Heart Attack Risk for Patients
    (20-Aug-2012)
    TNF blockers, other older treatments seemed to cut risk compared to topical meds in study

  • Newer Psoriasis Drugs May Lower Heart Attack Risk for Patients
    (20-Aug-2012)
    TNF blockers, other older treatments seemed to cut risk compared to topical meds in study

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Bed Bugs at Bay
    (10-Aug-2012)
    Cover your mattresses and box springs

  • 'Spray-on Skin' May Someday Heal Stubborn Leg Ulcers
    (03-Aug-2012)
    But manufacturer-funded study is preliminary and treatment cost unknown

  • College Students Who Use Tanning Beds Often Burn: Study
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Ultraviolet exposure not 'controlled' as advertised, researchers warn

  • Common Skin Cancer a Chronic Condition, Study Says
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Risk of new lesions doubles for those with three prior basal cell carcinomas

  • Scientists Uncover Gene Variation Linked to Melanoma
    (30-Jul-2012)
    'RAC1' mutation found in tumors on sun-exposed skin

  • Certain Tick Bites Might Spur Red Meat Allergy
    (26-Jul-2012)
    After exposure to Lone Star tick, some people must avoid red meat thereafter

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Eczema at Bay
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Make the bathwater warm, not hot

  • Certain Tick Bites Might Spur Red Meat Allergy
    (26-Jul-2012)
    After exposure to Lone Star tick, some people must avoid red meat thereafter

  • Could Germs on Your Skin Be Good for You?
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Mouse study suggests they prime the immune system to fight infections

  • Could Germs on Your Skin Be Good for You?
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Mouse study suggests they prime the immune system to fight infections

  • People With Darker Skin Still at Risk for Melanoma
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Expert describes how skin cancer looks, ways to protect yourself

  • People With Darker Skin Still at Risk for Melanoma
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Expert describes how skin cancer looks, ways to protect yourself

  • 1 in 20 Cases of Melanoma Linked to Tanning Beds: Study
    (25-Jul-2012)
    European data supports warnings to avoid the devices and cut your risk for skin cancer

  • 11 Countries Now Restrict Indoor Tanning Before Age 18
    (17-Jul-2012)
    The trend is due to growing evidence of a link with melanoma skin cancer, experts note

  • 11 Countries Now Restrict Indoor Tanning Before Age 18
    (17-Jul-2012)
    The trend is due to growing evidence of a link with melanoma skin cancer, experts note

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Avoid walking barefoot

  • Choosing Sunscreen? How to Decode the Labels
    (14-Jul-2012)
    Dermatologist explains what SPF numbers really mean, how much protection to use and when

  • Choosing Sunscreen? How to Decode the Labels
    (14-Jul-2012)
    Dermatologist explains what SPF numbers really mean, how much protection to use and when

  • Choosing Sunscreen? How to Decode the Labels
    (14-Jul-2012)
    Dermatologist explains what SPF numbers really mean, how much protection to use and when

  • Sunburn May Help Rid Body of Radiation-Damaged Cells
    (09-Jul-2012)
    Inflammatory process cleans up genetic damage, mouse study suggests

  • Sunburn May Help Rid Body of Radiation-Damaged Cells
    (09-Jul-2012)
    Inflammatory process cleans up genetic damage, mouse study suggests

  • Keep Infants Out of Sun and Heat, Experts Warn
    (07-Jul-2012)
    Avoid using sunscreen on babies under 6 months old and watch for signs of dehydration

  • Keep Infants Out of Sun and Heat, Experts Warn
    (07-Jul-2012)
    Avoid using sunscreen on babies under 6 months old and watch for signs of dehydration

  • Deadly Black Widow Spider Edged Aside in California
    (05-Jul-2012)
    Study finds less-toxic brown widow variety may be taking over

  • Shingles Vaccine Safe for Those With Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Study allays fears that the shot might raise shingles risk in people with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Prenatal Exposure to Common Household Chemical Linked to Eczema
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Butyl benzyl phthalate is used in vinyl flooring, artificial leather

  • Health Tip: Help Avoid a Lupus Flare
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Take steps to limit stress

  • New Melanoma Drug May Extend Survival
    (25-Jun-2012)
    But only in the short term, international trial shows

  • New Melanoma Drug May Extend Survival
    (25-Jun-2012)
    But only in the short term, international trial shows

  • Skin Cell Transplant May Offer New Hope to Vitiligo Patients
    (22-Jun-2012)
    In small study, some people had about 45 percent return of skin color

  • Indoor Tanners Rationalize Risky Behavior, Study Finds
    (20-Jun-2012)
    'Everything causes cancer these days,' said many students who use the devices

  • Could Sunlight Lower Your Odds for Pancreatic Cancer?
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Experts say early study results are no reason to tan, however, given UV rays' link to skin cancer

  • Dramatic Rise in Kids Hospitalized With High Blood Pressure: Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Childhood obesity may be a culprit in nearly doubled hypertension rates in the past decade

  • Could Psoriasis Increase Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Obesity may be the key to both, experts say

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Warts on the Feet
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Don't walk barefoot

  • Health Tip: Choosing the Right Sunscreen
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Buy one with an SPF of at least 15

  • Self-Harm Showing Up in Elementary Schools: Study
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Children as young as 7 injured themselves in a variety of ways

  • Health Tip: Apply Sunscreen Properly
    (11-Jun-2012)
    30 minutes before you go outside

  • Skin Cells Turned Into Brain Cells in Lab Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Transformed cells could lead to better ways of testing drugs for Alzheimer's, researchers say

  • Little Short-Term Risk of Repeat Bout of Shingles, Study Finds
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Seniors were unlikely to have recurrence of painful skin condition, researchers found

  • Acne Medication May Raise Risk of Eye Infections
    (31-May-2012)
    Large study found teens taking Accutane were more likely to get pink eye, styes

  • Summer's Heat May Enflame Hives
    (30-May-2012)
    Skin condition can be temporary or chronic, experts say

  • Summer's Heat May Enflame Hives
    (30-May-2012)
    Skin condition can be temporary or chronic, experts say

  • Summer's Heat May Enflame Hives
    (30-May-2012)
    Skin condition can be temporary or chronic, experts say

  • Summer's Heat May Enflame Hives
    (30-May-2012)
    Skin condition can be temporary or chronic, experts say

  • Many Still Tanning, Despite Dangers, Survey Finds
    (27-May-2012)
    Under-30s most likely to use tanning beds or sunbathe, online poll suggests

  • Many Still Tanning, Despite Dangers, Survey Finds
    (27-May-2012)
    Under-30s most likely to use tanning beds or sunbathe, online poll suggests

  • Many Still Tanning, Despite Dangers, Survey Finds
    (27-May-2012)
    Under-30s most likely to use tanning beds or sunbathe, online poll suggests

  • More Mental Health Care Urged for Kids Who Self-Harm
    (25-May-2012)
    Parents, ER docs need to be alert for signs of behavior such as cutting, experts say

  • Few U.S. Hispanics Screened for Skin Cancer
    (25-May-2012)
    Only 7 percent had a doctor look over their skin for suspicious moles, study finds

  • Few U.S. Hispanics Screened for Skin Cancer
    (25-May-2012)
    Only 7 percent had a doctor look over their skin for suspicious moles, study finds

  • Flesh-Eating Bacteria No Cause for Panic, Experts Say
    (24-May-2012)
    Cases of illness are relatively rare and treatable with antibiotics if caught early, they stress

  • Flesh-Eating Bacteria No Cause for Panic, Experts Say
    (24-May-2012)
    Cases of illness are relatively rare and treatable with antibiotics if caught early, they stress

  • Keeping Your Family Safe From Dog Bites
    (21-May-2012)
    Medical, veterinary experts offer prevention tips

  • Vigorous Exercise Might Keep Psoriasis at Bay
    (21-May-2012)
    But only intense activities seemed to lower risk in large study of women

  • Melanoma a Big Threat to Older Men
    (18-May-2012)
    They're less likely than women to take sun precautions and check for growths, survey results show

  • Melanoma a Big Threat to Older Men
    (18-May-2012)
    They're less likely than women to take sun precautions and check for growths, survey results show

  • Early Study Hints at Link Between Certain Sunscreens, Endometriosis
    (17-May-2012)
    But findings are preliminary, and sunscreen has major benefits in preventing skin cancer

  • For Dementia Patients, Feeding Tubes May Increase Bed Sores
    (14-May-2012)
    Findings challenge long-standing beliefs, researchers say

  • Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus
    (10-May-2012)
    New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say

  • Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus
    (10-May-2012)
    New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say

  • Scleroderma Complications Worse in Blacks Than Whites: Study
    (10-May-2012)
    The autoimmune disease, which affects tissue throughout the body, can lead to scarred lungs

  • Many Young Adults at Risk of Skin Cancer: CDC
    (10-May-2012)
    Sunbathing, indoor tanning all too common, study finds

  • Many Young Adults at Risk of Skin Cancer: CDC
    (10-May-2012)
    Sunbathing, indoor tanning all too common, study finds

  • Scientists Map Melanoma's Genome
    (09-May-2012)
    Findings include genetic link to breast cancer, researchers say

  • Eye Color May Help Predict Vitiligo Risk
    (08-May-2012)
    People with blue eyes are less likely to have the autoimmune disease, study finds

  • Aim Skin Cancer Warnings at the Young, Too, Experts Say
    (07-May-2012)
    To get message across, doctors should focus on sun's damage to looks, not health, panel advises

  • Aim Skin Cancer Warnings at the Young, Too, Experts Say
    (07-May-2012)
    To get message across, doctors should focus on sun's damage to looks, not health, panel advises

  • Aim Skin Cancer Warnings at the Young, Too, Experts Say
    (07-May-2012)
    To get message across, doctors should focus on sun's damage to looks, not health, panel advises

  • Aim Skin Cancer Warnings at the Young, Too, Experts Say
    (07-May-2012)
    To get message across, doctors should focus on sun's damage to looks, not health, panel advises

  • Doctors Urge Routine Skin Screenings
    (06-May-2012)
    20% of Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime, experts warn

  • Doctors Urge Routine Skin Screenings
    (06-May-2012)
    20% of Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime, experts warn

  • Doctors Urge Routine Skin Screenings
    (06-May-2012)
    20% of Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime, experts warn

  • New Guidelines Issued for Severe Lupus
    (03-May-2012)
    More can be done to prevent permanent kidney damage, says American College of Rheumatology

  • Dengue Fever a Major Cost Burden in Puerto Rico
    (02-May-2012)
    Study suggests that yearly millions could be better spent on disease surveillance, prevention

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Sunburn
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Get out of the sun as soon as possible

  • Health Tip: Why Is My Aging Skin So Dry?
    (26-Apr-2012)
    You might not be drinking enough

  • Cost of Snakebite Therapy May Squeeze Victims' Wallets
    (23-Apr-2012)
    Hospital care, treatment can top $50,000 for venomous snake encounter

  • Bedbugs Can Infest Your Office, Too
    (20-Apr-2012)
    In Tennessee, government workers noticed persistent bites

  • New Psoriasis Drugs Not Much Better Than Standard Therapy, Study Finds
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Biologics costlier but don't clear much more surface area of skin than methotrexate

  • Gene Behind Psoriasis Identified, Researchers Say
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Findings may boost treatments for the chronic skin disease, study suggests

  • New Psoriasis Drugs Not Much Better Than Standard Therapy, Study Finds
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Biologics costlier but don't clear much more surface area of skin than methotrexate

  • Gene Behind Psoriasis Identified, Researchers Say
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Findings may boost treatments for the chronic skin disease, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Is That Bump a Bunion?
    (17-Apr-2012)
    Look for swelling at the base of the big toe

  • Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Researchers also found results of special photos lined up with other skin cancer risk factors

  • Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Researchers also found results of special photos lined up with other skin cancer risk factors

  • Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Researchers also found results of special photos lined up with other skin cancer risk factors

  • Over-the-Counter Bug Bite Remedies Don't Work: Report
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Mild reactions might not call for tablets or creams

  • Over-the-Counter Bug Bite Remedies Don't Work: Report
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Mild reactions might not call for tablets or creams

  • Head, Body Lice Are Genetically Very Similar
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Researchers say findings could shed light on how body parasites spread human disease

  • Over-the-Counter Bug Bite Remedies Don't Work: Report
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Mild reactions might not call for tablets or creams

  • Over-the-Counter Bug Bite Remedies Don't Work: Report
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Mild reactions might not call for tablets or creams

  • Vitamin D Doesn't Help Kids Do Better in School, Study Finds
    (12-Apr-2012)
    U.K. researchers say vitamin's possible brain benefits might only hold for adults

  • Health Tip: The Causes of Corns
    (09-Apr-2012)
    Poorly fitting shoes are often to blame

  • Planning Pregnancy May Cut Birth Defects
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Timing allows changes or adjustments in risky medications, experts say

  • New Lupus Genes Identified
    (04-Apr-2012)
    Still unknown is how the genes contribute to the autoimmune disease

  • Melanoma Rates On the Rise Among Young Adults: Study
    (02-Apr-2012)
    Young women hit the hardest, tanning beds may explain trend, researchers say

  • Melanoma Rates On the Rise Among Young Adults: Study
    (02-Apr-2012)
    Young women hit the hardest, tanning beds may explain trend, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Chemical Burn
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Suggestions for what to do

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Chemical Burn
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Suggestions for what to do

  • Two Experimental Drugs Could Improve Psoriasis Treatment
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Both medications reduced skin lesions, had few side effects, studies show

  • Two Experimental Drugs Could Improve Psoriasis Treatment
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Both medications reduced skin lesions, had few side effects, studies show

  • Health Tip: Keep Toenails Healthy
    (27-Mar-2012)
    Here's what you can do

  • Coffee Doesn't Affect Psoriasis Risk After All, Researchers Say
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Large study counters prior research suggesting the beverage might raise odds for the skin condition

  • Coffee Doesn't Affect Psoriasis Risk After All, Researchers Say
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Large study counters prior research suggesting the beverage might raise odds for the skin condition

  • Hair Care Can Pose Health Risks for Black Women
    (22-Mar-2012)
    Popular products and styles can stress the scalp, leading to hair loss and skin conditions, expert says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage
    (21-Mar-2012)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Insects Behind Chagas Disease Are Feeding on Humans in the U.S.
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Yet so far, there have been very few cases of the potentially lethal illness, experts say

  • Psoriasis Patients May Face Higher Heart Risk
    (16-Mar-2012)
    They should be screened for signs of cardiovascular disease, expert says

  • Tooting Your Horn Can Raise Risk for Skin Condition
    (16-Mar-2012)
    Metal, wood components of instruments can spur contact dermatitis, expert notes

  • Psoriasis Patients May Face Higher Heart Risk
    (16-Mar-2012)
    They should be screened for signs of cardiovascular disease, expert says

  • Genes May Hold the Key to Aging Skin
    (16-Mar-2012)
    DNA-based insights might lead to better skin care products, experts say

  • Tooting Your Horn Can Raise Risk for Skin Condition
    (16-Mar-2012)
    Metal, wood components of instruments can spur contact dermatitis, expert notes

  • Cooler Hands Might Boost Your Workout, Study Suggests
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Chilling device held in the palms helped obese women last longer, stick with exercise

  • Spring Break Safety Tips to Keep Vacation Fun
    (11-Mar-2012)
    Smart choices can prevent serious injuries, ER docs say

  • Fruits, Veggies Can Be Beauty Tools, Study Says
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Skin color improves as consumption increases, researchers say

  • Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Found in Many Household Products: Study
    (08-Mar-2012)
    These ingredients also found in some 'alternative' brands, researchers say

  • Amish Farm Kids Have Lower Asthma, Allergy Risk: Study
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Findings on Swiss children support notion that early exposure to allergens may be beneficial

  • Smoke Exposure Late in Pregnancy Might Boost Baby's Eczema Risk
    (05-Mar-2012)
    But study finds no raised risk for skin condition from exposure early in pregnancy or after birth

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study
    (02-Mar-2012)
    But it's not proven that smoking causes the painful skin condition

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study
    (02-Mar-2012)
    But it's not proven that smoking causes the painful skin condition

  • Vitamin A Supplements Might Cut Melanoma Risk: Study
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Being 'sun-smart' is still the best prevention, one expert says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Fungal Infection
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Keep them clean and dry

  • Skin Tests Catch Metal Sensitivity Before Joint Replacement
    (24-Feb-2012)
    In affected patients, testing allows surgeons to avoid that metal when choosing implants

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Skin
    (17-Feb-2012)
    It's the body's largest organ

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Fertility Woes, Miscarriage
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Some women with these autoimmune disorders avoided pregnancy, study found

  • Prescription Shampoo Approved to Treat Head Lice
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Sklice is sanctioned for children as young as six months

  • Dealing With Head Lice
    (05-Feb-2012)
    Despite what some people think, lice prefer clean hair, doctor says

  • Pleasure in Scratching an Itch May Depend on Location
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Sensation is especially intense in ankles, researchers say

  • Pleasure in Scratching an Itch May Depend on Location
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Sensation is especially intense in ankles, researchers say

  • Pleasure in Scratching an Itch May Depend on Location
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Sensation is especially intense in ankles, researchers say

  • Pleasure in Scratching an Itch May Depend on Location
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Sensation is especially intense in ankles, researchers say

  • Lack of Sunlight May Raise Stroke Risk
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Study found those who got less exposure were more likely to suffer an attack

  • Health Tip: Wash Skin Properly
    (31-Jan-2012)
    To keep it clean and help prevent acne

  • Health Tip: Wash Skin Properly
    (31-Jan-2012)
    To keep it clean and help prevent acne

  • Health Tip: How to Protect Toddlers From Burns
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Precautions include keeping child out of kitchen while you're cooking

  • Health Tip: Caring for Minor Burns
    (26-Jan-2012)
    Suggestions to help you heal

  • Tanning Salon Tax No Deterrent: Study
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Bans for people under 18 and fines may be more effective than tax, researchers say

  • Tanning Salon Tax No Deterrent: Study
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Bans for people under 18 and fines may be more effective than tax, researchers say

  • Tanning Salon Tax No Deterrent: Study
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Bans for people under 18 and fines may be more effective than tax, researchers say

  • Genes May Give Clues to Severe Form of Lupus
    (18-Jan-2012)
    A DNA sequence known as an 'accelerator' might explain some aggressive cases, researchers say

  • More Known About Proteins That Cause Autoimmune Diseases
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say 'autoantibodies' can cause lupus, diabetes, arthritis

  • Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk
    (16-Jan-2012)
    However, no similar connection found for boys in Norwegian study

  • 'Bath-Salts' Injection Leads to Flesh-Eating Disease
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Patient underwent amputation, mastectomy, skin grafts after use at party

  • Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk
    (16-Jan-2012)
    However, no similar connection found for boys in Norwegian study

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Dry Skin
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Keep it moisturized

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Dry Skin
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Keep it moisturized

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Dry Skin
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Keep it moisturized

  • Safety Tips for Cold-Weather Exercise
    (07-Jan-2012)
    Expert describes how to protect yourself, even in subzero temperatures

  • Novel Hepatitis C Vaccine Shows Some Early Promise
    (04-Jan-2012)
    But any clinically valuable treatment is years away, researchers say

  • Fungus Found in Sinks Can Cause Serious Infections
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Fusarium was the cause of an outbreak of hard-to-treat cornea infections in contact lens wearers

  • Tips to Protect Skin From Cold Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Summer isn't the only time to think about skin protection

  • Tips to Protect Skin From Cold Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Summer isn't the only time to think about skin protection

  • Tips to Protect Skin From Cold Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Summer isn't the only time to think about skin protection

  • Tips to Protect Skin From Cold Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Summer isn't the only time to think about skin protection

  • Tips to Protect Skin From Cold Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Summer isn't the only time to think about skin protection

  • Keeping Kids Warm, Dry and Safe in Cold Weather
    (23-Dec-2011)
    Expert offers tips to prevent frostbite, exposure this winter

  • Bottled Tan May Keep Women Out of the Sun
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Tanning bed use also declines with use of sunless tanning products, study says

  • Bottled Tan May Keep Women Out of the Sun
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Tanning bed use also declines with use of sunless tanning products, study says

  • Christmas Trees and Trappings Can Fan Fire Risk
    (18-Dec-2011)
    Expert offers tips to avoid getting burned this holiday season

  • Dengue Fever Cases Subside in Florida, But Threat Remains
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Report finds no outbreak in Key West this year, but many residents may still be infected

  • Toy Safety Tips Help Protect Kids
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Experts offer precautions for parents and gift-givers alike

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Suggestions to help end discomfort

  • Burn-Casualty Soldiers at High Risk for Kidney Injury, Study Finds
    (09-Dec-2011)
    Condition can be deadly for U.S. troops evacuated from Iraq, Afghanistan

  • New Guidelines for Treating Psoriasis When Pregnant or Nursing
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Try moisturizers, emollients before resorting to steroids, experts say

  • New Guidelines for Treating Psoriasis When Pregnant or Nursing
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Try moisturizers, emollients before resorting to steroids, experts say

  • Scientists ID Gene That Predicts Chances of Cold Sores
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Two variants seem to raise the risk of recurrent outbreaks, while two lower the possibility

  • Autoimmune Woes May Raise Risk for Lung Clots
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Risks climbed for patients hospitalized for such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's, study found

  • More Sore Throats Seen in Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics
    (21-Nov-2011)
    But drug resistance is probably not the culprit, researchers say

  • Psoriasis Treatment's Convenience May Be Key for Patients
    (21-Nov-2011)
    Study assesses patient priorities

  • Psoriasis Treatment's Convenience May Be Key for Patients
    (21-Nov-2011)
    Study assesses patient priorities

  • Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?
    (18-Nov-2011)
    Chronic skin condition may be associated with changes in HDL composition, researchers say

  • Newer Drug Seems Better at Controlling Lupus Kidney Complication
    (16-Nov-2011)
    Serious adverse events less likely with mycophenolate mofetil, too, study finds

  • Use Vanity to Reduce Young People's Sun Exposure: Task Force
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Focusing on looks rather than skin cancer has more effect on youth, U.S. researchers find

  • Use Vanity to Reduce Young People's Sun Exposure: Task Force
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Focusing on looks rather than skin cancer has more effect on youth, U.S. researchers find

  • Use Vanity to Reduce Young People's Sun Exposure: Task Force
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Focusing on looks rather than skin cancer has more effect on youth, U.S. researchers find

  • Use Vanity to Reduce Young People's Sun Exposure: Task Force
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Focusing on looks rather than skin cancer has more effect on youth, U.S. researchers find

  • Curiosity Makes for Better Students
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Combined with conscientiousness, the trait strongly influences academic performance

  • Pregnancy Safe for Most Women With Lupus: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    About 80 percent of women delivered without complications

  • Vitamin D, Interferon Alpha Vaccine Show Promise Against Lupus
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Experimental treatments altered immune response in small, preliminary studies

  • Skin Reacts to UV Light Faster Than Thought, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Discovery could hold key to new types of sunscreens, researchers say

  • Skin Reacts to UV Light Faster Than Thought, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Discovery could hold key to new types of sunscreens, researchers say

  • Skin Reacts to UV Light Faster Than Thought, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Discovery could hold key to new types of sunscreens, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Child Bites Can Lead to Infection
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Monitor for these warning signs

  • Experimental Psoriasis Drug Bests Older Treatment
    (26-Oct-2011)
    Majority treated had 75 percent improvement in skin symptoms, study finds

  • Experimental Psoriasis Drug Bests Older Treatment
    (26-Oct-2011)
    Majority treated had 75 percent improvement in skin symptoms, study finds

  • Daily Coffee May Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk
    (24-Oct-2011)
    Researchers find association between caffeine consumption, basal cell carcinoma

  • U.S. Man Diagnosed With HIV Develops Leprosy
    (19-Oct-2011)
    Dormant infection likely caused by armadillo exposure decades earlier, doctors report

  • 1 in 4 With Psoriasis May Have Undiagnosed Arthritis
    (13-Oct-2011)
    Missed psoriatic arthritis diagnosis leads to treatment delays, more joint damage, experts warn

  • Health Tip: When Exercise Causes Hives
    (11-Oct-2011)
    Here are possible symptoms

  • Number of U.S. Kids Injured on Halloween Is Scary
    (09-Oct-2011)
    Children at 4 times the risk of being hit by a car on Oct. 31 than any other night, experts warn

  • Melanoma May Be More Aggressive in Kids
    (07-Oct-2011)
    Spread of this skin cancer more common among children than adults, study reveals

  • Melanoma May Be More Aggressive in Kids
    (07-Oct-2011)
    Spread of this skin cancer more common among children than adults, study reveals

  • Swimming Pool Chemicals Cause Thousands of Injuries: CDC
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Agency offers recommendations to cut down on risks

  • Tanning Beds May Be Even Riskier Than Thought
    (06-Oct-2011)
    The UV ray type found in sunbeds might reach into skin's most vulnerable layer, study says

  • Tanning Beds May Be Even Riskier Than Thought
    (06-Oct-2011)
    The UV ray type found in sunbeds might reach into skin's most vulnerable layer, study says

  • Health Tip: Get Relief From Bunion Pain
    (04-Oct-2011)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Kids With Psoriasis Get Inconsistent Care
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Medical guidelines are needed for youngsters with the skin condition, researchers say

  • Kids With Psoriasis Get Inconsistent Care
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Medical guidelines are needed for youngsters with the skin condition, researchers say

  • Kids With Psoriasis Get Inconsistent Care
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Medical guidelines are needed for youngsters with the skin condition, researchers say

  • Kids With Psoriasis Get Inconsistent Care
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Medical guidelines are needed for youngsters with the skin condition, researchers say

  • Cholesterol Deposits Around Eyes Linked to Heart Risk
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Researchers find an association, but don't prove 'cause and effect,' study says

  • Health Tip: Some Facts About Angioedema
    (07-Sep-2011)
    It's hive-like swelling below the skin

  • FDA: Silicone Breast Implants to Remain on Market
    (01-Sep-2011)
    Agency says it will work with manufacturers to improve monitoring of women who get the devices

  • FDA Focuses on Silicone Breast Implant Safety Studies
    (30-Aug-2011)
    Agency asking advisers to devise ways to gather better data on 'real-world' safety and performance

  • Health Tip: Skin Changes With Age
    (29-Aug-2011)
    Here's what often happens

  • Health Tip: Fleas May Flock to People
    (24-Aug-2011)
    After pets leave, the insects look for a new host

  • Breast-Feeding Won't Prevent Kids' Eczema, Researchers Say
    (24-Aug-2011)
    Babies that were exclusively breast-fed just as likely to develop common skin disorder, study finds

  • Breast-Feeding Won't Prevent Kids' Eczema, Researchers Say
    (24-Aug-2011)
    Babies that were exclusively breast-fed just as likely to develop common skin disorder, study finds

  • Injectable Psoriasis Drugs May Not Hike Heart Risks: Study
    (23-Aug-2011)
    But drug makers withheld data that might have influenced findings, researchers say

  • Kids Urged to Take Steps to Avoid Spreading Illness at School
    (14-Aug-2011)
    Frequent hand washing an important way to keep contagious infections at bay, experts say

  • Kids Urged to Take Steps to Avoid Spreading Illness at School
    (14-Aug-2011)
    Frequent hand washing an important way to keep contagious infections at bay, experts say

  • Kids Urged to Take Steps to Avoid Spreading Illness at School
    (14-Aug-2011)
    Frequent hand washing an important way to keep contagious infections at bay, experts say

  • New Bacteria Linked to Tattoo Infections
    (11-Aug-2011)
    CDC investigation shows tap water used for ink was the culprit

  • New Bacteria Linked to Tattoo Infections
    (11-Aug-2011)
    CDC investigation shows tap water used for ink was the culprit

  • Toe Deformities Should Be Treated Early: Experts
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Delaying treatment can lead to other problems, such as skin infections, doctor says

  • Treat Gasoline With Respect
    (07-Aug-2011)
    Gas fires cause 500 deaths, 10,000 emergency room visits each year

  • Scientists Take Navel-Gazing to New Level
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Belly button project finds most of bacteria living on skin there are good guys

  • Scientists Take Navel-Gazing to New Level
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Belly button project finds most of bacteria living on skin there are good guys

  • First Treatment Solely for Scorpion Stings Approved
    (04-Aug-2011)
    Poisonous arthropods found mostly in Arizona

  • Gene Mutation Can Leave People Without Fingerprints
    (04-Aug-2011)
    Study of Swiss family with skin-specific version of gene sheds light on rare condition

  • 'Infrared Detector' May Lead Vampire Bat to Blood
    (03-Aug-2011)
    Scientists identify heat-seeking molecules

  • New Tick-Borne Illness Infects Midwesterners
    (03-Aug-2011)
    Experts expect ehrlichiosis, like Lyme disease, will spread across U.S.

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Eczema Flares
    (02-Aug-2011)
    Keep skin moisturized

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Bug Bites
    (25-Jul-2011)
    Dress yourself and your kids appropriately

  • Dolphins' Superior Ability to Heal May Help Humans
    (22-Jul-2011)
    Understanding how they thwart pain, resist infection may advance field of wound treatment, researcher says

  • U.S. Culture Linked to Greater Sunscreen Use Among Latinos
    (22-Jul-2011)
    But it has negative influence on U.S. Latinos use of shade, sun-protective clothing, study shows

  • U.S. Culture Linked to Greater Sunscreen Use Among Latinos
    (22-Jul-2011)
    But it has negative influence on U.S. Latinos use of shade, sun-protective clothing, study shows

  • Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema
    (20-Jul-2011)
    Rare cases where a patient has both conditions yield up crucial information

  • Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema
    (20-Jul-2011)
    Rare cases where a patient has both conditions yield up crucial information

  • Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema
    (20-Jul-2011)
    Rare cases where a patient has both conditions yield up crucial information

  • Specialists More Likely to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer
    (18-Jul-2011)
    Self-screening helps, but doctors better at finding early stage melanoma, study shows

  • Tips for Weathering Summer Sun, Heat
    (16-Jul-2011)
    Heat waves kill more people in U.S. than any other natural disaster, EPA warns

  • Tips for Weathering Summer Sun, Heat
    (16-Jul-2011)
    Heat waves kill more people in U.S. than any other natural disaster, EPA warns

  • Skin Lesions Often Misdiagnosed as Spider Bites
    (14-Jul-2011)
    Patients getting unnecessary antivenom because of misinformation, experts say

  • Skin Lesions Often Misdiagnosed as Spider Bites
    (14-Jul-2011)
    Patients getting unnecessary antivenom because of misinformation, experts say

  • Flip-Flops, Baseball Caps May Raise Risk of Skin Cancer
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Changing styles leave ears, feet unprotected, dermatologist warns

  • Flip-Flops, Baseball Caps May Raise Risk of Skin Cancer
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Changing styles leave ears, feet unprotected, dermatologist warns

  • Contact Allergies Associated With Lower Rates of Some Cancers
    (12-Jul-2011)
    Sensitivity to chemicals, metals may prime immune system against certain tumors, research suggests, but more study needed

  • Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Seem to Lack Enough Vitamin D
    (11-Jul-2011)
    However, blood levels of the vitamin don't affect disease activity, researchers say

  • Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Seem to Lack Enough Vitamin D
    (11-Jul-2011)
    However, blood levels of the vitamin don't affect disease activity, researchers say

  • A Safe Tan? No Way, Experts Say
    (08-Jul-2011)
    From wrinkles to skin cancer, risks increase with exposure to UV rays indoors or out

  • A Safe Tan? No Way, Experts Say
    (08-Jul-2011)
    From wrinkles to skin cancer, risks increase with exposure to UV rays indoors or out

  • From Tanning Beds to Melanoma Surgery
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Cancer victim blames only herself for 'terrifying' experience

  • A Safe Tan? No Way, Experts Say
    (08-Jul-2011)
    From wrinkles to skin cancer, risks increase with exposure to UV rays indoors or out

  • From Tanning Beds to Melanoma Surgery
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Cancer victim blames only herself for 'terrifying' experience

  • Giant Weed Can Cause Blisters, Even Blindness
    (07-Jul-2011)
    Officials urge people to steer clear of the giant hogweed

  • Giant Weed Can Cause Blisters, Even Blindness
    (07-Jul-2011)
    Officials urge people to steer clear of the giant hogweed

  • Health Tip: Lather Kids With Sunscreen
    (01-Jul-2011)
    To protect against sunburn

  • Health Tip: Sunburn Usually Damages Skin
    (24-Jun-2011)
    Here are warning signs of a serious burn

  • Tainted Cocaine Tied to Severe Skin Reactions
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Up to 70% of cocaine in U.S. may be contaminated with drug meant for livestock, experts warn

  • Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

  • Docs Most Often Spot Melanomas in Older Patients
    (16-Jun-2011)
    Overall, patients, especially younger ones, identify 60% of these cancers, study finds

  • Health Tip: Factors That Contribute to Skin Cancer
    (16-Jun-2011)
    Avoid blistering sunburns

  • Docs Most Often Spot Melanomas in Older Patients
    (16-Jun-2011)
    Overall, patients, especially younger ones, identify 60% of these cancers, study finds

  • Health Tip: Protect Newborns From the Sun
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Suggestions to prevent burns in babies less than 6 months

  • Insect Stings Hold Deadly Risk for Some
    (11-Jun-2011)
    New guidelines issued to help diagnose, treat those with insect allergies

  • Insect Stings Hold Deadly Risk for Some
    (11-Jun-2011)
    New guidelines issued to help diagnose, treat those with insect allergies

  • Health Tip: You're More Likely to Have Rosacea
    (08-Jun-2011)
    If you have these risk factors

  • Could a Woman's Wrinkles Predict Risk of Fractures?
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Researchers say menopausal skin holds clues to bone density, but experts have their doubts

  • Health Tip: Suggestions to Prevent Heat Rash
    (26-May-2011)
    What to do during hot, humid weather

  • Skin Cancer Foes Declare May 27 'Don't Fry Day'
    (25-May-2011)
    One American dies from the disease every hour, experts warn

  • Skin Cancer Foes Declare May 27 'Don't Fry Day'
    (25-May-2011)
    One American dies from the disease every hour, experts warn

  • Skin Cancer Foes Declare May 27 'Don't Fry Day'
    (25-May-2011)
    One American dies from the disease every hour, experts warn

  • How to Guard Against Dog Bites
    (24-May-2011)
    Many of the nearly 5 million bites a year in U.S. are preventable, experts say

  • Health Tip: Keep a Kid-Friendly Kitchen
    (23-May-2011)
    For starters, store cleaning products out of reach

  • Psoriasis, High Blood Pressure May Be Linked
    (20-May-2011)
    Hypertension tends to be more severe in people with the skin condition, study finds

  • Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Obesity in Kids
    (20-May-2011)
    And heart disease risk in those with skin disease may start with high cholesterol in childhood

  • Psoriasis, High Blood Pressure May Be Linked
    (20-May-2011)
    Hypertension tends to be more severe in people with the skin condition, study finds

  • Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Obesity in Kids
    (20-May-2011)
    And heart disease risk in those with skin disease may start with high cholesterol in childhood

  • Black Americans With Lupus Have Better Response to Flu Vaccine
    (19-May-2011)
    Those with weak reaction more likely to have disease flares after vaccination, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Protect Feet From Fungus
    (18-May-2011)
    Careful care can prevent infection

  • For Some, Bugs Crawling on Skin Is a Delusion
    (16-May-2011)
    But the sensation is so real that 'lives are ruined,' researcher says

  • For Some, Bugs Crawling on Skin Is a Delusion
    (16-May-2011)
    But the sensation is so real that 'lives are ruined,' researcher says

  • GPs Lack Accuracy in Spotting Skin Cancers: Study
    (16-May-2011)
    Non-dermatologists often miss the real culprit, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Take Care to Avoid Burns
    (12-May-2011)
    Practice kitchen safety

  • Shed Skin in Dust May Reduce Indoor Air Pollution
    (11-May-2011)
    Antioxidant in flakes of human skin helps lower ozone levels, researchers say

  • Too Few Teens Know the Dangers of Tanning Beds: Poll
    (10-May-2011)
    39% of 14- to 17-year-olds incorrectly believe indoor tanning is safer than the sun, survey found

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
    (06-May-2011)
    Both inflammatory diseases up odds of developing atrial fibrillation, which is tied to stroke, study suggests

  • Chemicals May Raise Health Risks for Nail Salon Workers
    (06-May-2011)
    One-third report problems such as headaches and irritation of the nose, throat, skin, study finds

  • Health Tip: Why am I Itchy?
    (04-May-2011)
    Things that may make you scratch

  • Survey Shows Dangers of Tanning Not Hitting Home
    (03-May-2011)
    Majority of young women admit to using tanning beds, basking in the sun

  • Survey Shows Dangers of Tanning Not Hitting Home
    (03-May-2011)
    Majority of young women admit to using tanning beds, basking in the sun

  • Survey Shows Dangers of Tanning Not Hitting Home
    (03-May-2011)
    Majority of young women admit to using tanning beds, basking in the sun

  • Health Tip: Apply Sunscreen Properly
    (29-Apr-2011)
    And help protect your skin from burn

  • Health Tip: Apply Sunscreen Properly
    (29-Apr-2011)
    And help protect your skin from burn

  • Health Tip: Give Acne the Boot
    (21-Apr-2011)
    How to keep skin clear and smooth

  • Corticosteroid Creams Safe for Kids With Eczema: Study
    (21-Apr-2011)
    Researchers saw no worrisome side effects for those using the often effective medications

  • Health Tip: Give Acne the Boot
    (21-Apr-2011)
    How to keep skin clear and smooth

  • Corticosteroid Creams Safe for Kids With Eczema: Study
    (21-Apr-2011)
    Researchers saw no worrisome side effects for those using the often effective medications

  • Kids' Eczema, Hay Fever Linked to Allergic Asthma Later
    (20-Apr-2011)
    Children who have both conditions more likely to be asthmatic in their 40s, study says

  • Kids' Eczema, Hay Fever Linked to Allergic Asthma Later
    (20-Apr-2011)
    Children who have both conditions more likely to be asthmatic in their 40s, study says

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases
    (18-Apr-2011)
    What they are, and who's more likely to get them

  • Acne Antibiotics Not Linked to Drug Resistance
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Staph bacteria actually decreased with long-term use, study says

  • Acne Antibiotics Not Linked to Drug Resistance
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Staph bacteria actually decreased with long-term use, study says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Skin After Hair Loss
    (07-Apr-2011)
    Skin is more vulnerable to sun's rays without hair's protection

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Hemorrhoids
    (06-Apr-2011)
    Factors that make them more likely

  • Freezing Wrinkles a Possible Alternative to Botox
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Experimental technology uses cold, not neurotoxin, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Why You May Need Scar Repair
    (01-Apr-2011)
    If it's too unsightly or hampers movement

  • Health Tip: Caring for Eczema
    (31-Mar-2011)
    How to avoid that red, itchy rash

  • Health Tip: Keep Skin Smooth
    (24-Mar-2011)
    And help reduce wrinkles

  • Severe Eczema Linked to Lasting Milk, Egg Allergy in Kids
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Mild cases of the skin condition suggest children may outgrow the food reactions, researchers say

  • Richer White Women More Prone to Melanoma, Study Finds
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Greater access to tanning salons, sunny vacations appears to yield more skin cancer, researcher says

  • Acne May Blemish Teens' Emotional Lives, Too
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Review of data shows links between the skin disorder and raised odds for depression

  • Chemistry of Mosquito Sex May Hold Key to Disease Control
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Source of yellow fever, dengue targeted in search for insect 'birth control'

  • Orthodontic Retainers Can Harbor Harmful Microbes
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Many of these teeth-positioning devices are contaminated with bacteria, fungi, study finds

  • Better Laws Needed to Curb Teen Tanning Bed Use: Report
    (17-Mar-2011)
    Parental attitudes toward indoor tanning influence teen usage

  • Better Laws Needed to Curb Teen Tanning Bed Use: Report
    (17-Mar-2011)
    Parental attitudes toward indoor tanning influence teen usage

  • Better Laws Needed to Curb Teen Tanning Bed Use: Report
    (17-Mar-2011)
    Parental attitudes toward indoor tanning influence teen usage

  • Combating Myths About Seasonal Allergies
    (13-Mar-2011)
    Separating fact from fiction may help reduce spring misery, experts say

  • FDA Approves 1st New Lupus Drug in More Than 50 Years
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Patients receiving Benlysta did far better than those receiving placebo, researchers found

  • Benlysta Approved for Lupus
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Last-approved lupus drug sanctioned 56 years ago

  • Severe Bunions Take Toll on Quality of Life
    (03-Mar-2011)
    Study finds women, older folks most at risk for the painful foot deformity

  • Health Tip: Avoid Poison Ivy
    (03-Mar-2011)
    Here's how you can acquire its itchy rash

  • Health Tip: Soothe a Bunion
    (02-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to get relief

  • Health Tip: Controlling Baby's Eczema
    (01-Mar-2011)
    Here's what experts recommend

  • Pediatricians' Group Backs Ban on Tanning Booth Use by Minors
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Experts say ultraviolet-A rays in booths are 10 to 15 times higher than midday sun

  • Pediatricians' Group Backs Ban on Tanning Booth Use by Minors
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Experts say ultraviolet-A rays in booths are 10 to 15 times higher than midday sun

  • Pediatricians' Group Backs Ban on Tanning Booth Use by Minors
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Experts say ultraviolet-A rays in booths are 10 to 15 times higher than midday sun

  • Health Tip: Does Acne Need a Doctor's Care?
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Signs your acne shouldn't be self-treated

  • Timely Care May Be Key to Treating Infected Cuts
    (23-Feb-2011)
    Type of antibiotic mattered less than good first-aid, even for resistant staph, study in kids suggests

  • Softening Water Does Not Seem to Ease Eczema
    (22-Feb-2011)
    British study finds no benefit for kids with the skin disorder

  • Softening Water Does Not Seem to Ease Eczema
    (22-Feb-2011)
    British study finds no benefit for kids with the skin disorder

  • Softening Water Does Not Seem to Ease Eczema
    (22-Feb-2011)
    British study finds no benefit for kids with the skin disorder

  • COPD May Make Shingles More Likely
    (22-Feb-2011)
    People taking corticosteroids for breathing disorder face highest risk, study finds

  • Softening Water Does Not Seem to Ease Eczema
    (22-Feb-2011)
    British study finds no benefit for kids with the skin disorder

  • Softening Water Does Not Seem to Ease Eczema
    (22-Feb-2011)
    British study finds no benefit for kids with the skin disorder

  • Teens Posting 'Cutting' Videos on YouTube
    (21-Feb-2011)
    Researchers warn that watching them may prompt vulnerable kids to injure themselves

  • Frostnip, Frostbite Can Take the Fun Out of Winter
    (20-Feb-2011)
    Simple precautions can help people avoid both

  • Rise in Dog Bites Has Experts Concerned
    (18-Feb-2011)
    For kids, education about safe interactions with canines 'cannot begin early enough,' advocates warn

  • Skin Infections Can Spread Easily Among Athletes
    (11-Feb-2011)
    But outbreaks of herpes, ringworm and MRSA are preventable, dermatologist says

  • Dermatitis May Be More Cause Than Effect of Food Allergies
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Expert urges parents of young kids to be aware of the risk

  • Dermatitis May Be More Cause Than Effect of Food Allergies
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Expert urges parents of young kids to be aware of the risk

  • Garden Encounters Often Lead to Rashes, Hives, Itching
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Common plants a source of both mild, serious skin reactions, dermatologist warns

  • Not All Birthmarks Harmless, Expert Says
    (09-Feb-2011)
    Because of size and potential growth pattern, some may need dermatologist's assessment

  • Low Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels May Be Tied to MS Risk
    (07-Feb-2011)
    But experts caution against going overboard with sun and vitamin supplements

  • Seniors Vulnerable to Hypothermia
    (06-Feb-2011)
    They need to take extra precautions during cold winter months, experts say

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Bruises
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Here are safety suggestions

  • Health Tip: Skin Disorders Affecting the Elderly
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Some skin changes are typical, others aren't

  • Health Tip: Body Piercing Poses Health Risks
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Consider them before you get pierced

  • Health Tip: Warts Are a Menace
    (25-Jan-2011)
    But they're usually not serious

  • Bedbugs Reveal Their Genetic Secrets in Lab Study
    (19-Jan-2011)
    Research could lead to better ways of killing these bloodthirsty pests, experts say

  • Natroba Approved for Head Lice
    (18-Jan-2011)
    For people 4 years and older

  • Despite Claims, Many Daily Moisturizers Don't Shield Against Sun: Study
    (17-Jan-2011)
    Only a few 'broad-spectrum' creams protect against glass-penetrating UV-A rays, researchers say

  • Thorough Exams a Must for Those at High Risk of Skin Cancer
    (17-Jan-2011)
    Two studies highlight the importance of annual skin screens, even if patients are reluctant

  • Immune Disorders May Raise Blood Clot Risk in Hospitalized Patients
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Those with conditions such as lupus appear more vulnerable, study suggests

  • Age Takes Toll on Facial Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Wrinkles, sagging skin not the only signs of aging

  • Age Takes Toll on Facial Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Wrinkles, sagging skin not the only signs of aging

  • Lupus Treatment May Soon Take Leap Forward
    (26-Dec-2010)
    For first time in half-century, new drug awaits approval for autoimmune disease

  • For California Woman, Lupus Is Life
    (26-Dec-2010)
    Decade after diagnosis and trauma, woman still feels 'blessed'

  • Health Tip: Protect Yourself From the Cold
    (21-Dec-2010)
    When you're at risk for frostbite

  • Psoriasis Linked to Raised Heart Risks
    (20-Dec-2010)
    40% of study patients with skin disorder had factors such as diabetes, obesity

  • Rash Due to Lung Cancer Drug May Be Linked to Better Survival
    (20-Dec-2010)
    More study urged on skin reaction from Erbitux seen in non-small cell lung cancer patients

  • Rash Due to Lung Cancer Drug May Be Linked to Better Survival
    (20-Dec-2010)
    More study urged on skin reaction from Erbitux seen in non-small cell lung cancer patients

  • Psoriasis Linked to Raised Heart Risks
    (20-Dec-2010)
    40% of study patients with skin disorder had factors such as diabetes, obesity

  • Kidney Disease Could Be More Deadly for Kids With Lupus
    (17-Dec-2010)
    Researcher suggests that risk stems from damaging effect on the heart

  • Health Tip: Care For Your Bruise
    (15-Dec-2010)
    Follow these suggestions to aid healing

  • Health Tip: Pregnancy Can Lead to Skin and Hair Changes
    (13-Dec-2010)
    Here's what is possible

  • Health Tip: Aggravating Psoriasis
    (08-Dec-2010)
    Things that may cause a flare

  • Farm Environment, Cats Help Kids Avoid Skin Disease
    (08-Dec-2010)
    European researchers report rural living less likely to lead to atopic dermatitis for infants

  • Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite, Allergist Warns
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Inspect for pests in mattresses, secondhand clothes and used furniture, even wood

  • Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite, Allergist Warns
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Inspect for pests in mattresses, secondhand clothes and used furniture, even wood

  • Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite, Allergist Warns
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Inspect for pests in mattresses, secondhand clothes and used furniture, even wood

  • Health Tip: Help Avoid Dry Skin
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Common causes of dry skin in seniors

  • Preparation Can Help Kids With Nut Allergies Travel Safely
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Pack snacks, meds and sanitizing wipes to reduce likelihood of a reaction, expert suggests

  • Health Tip: What Causes Bed Sores?
    (19-Nov-2010)
    Medically called pressure ulcers

  • FDA Advisers Endorse New Lupus Drug
    (17-Nov-2010)
    If approved by agency, Benlysta would be first new drug to treat the disease in 50 years

  • Winter Skies Still Pose Sun Danger, Experts Warn
    (16-Nov-2010)
    Especially at high altitudes, skin protection is needed year-round

  • Health Tip: Treat Your Child's Sunburn
    (16-Nov-2010)
    Suggestions to help the youngster feel better

  • Winter Skies Still Pose Sun Danger, Experts Warn
    (16-Nov-2010)
    Especially at high altitudes, skin protection is needed year-round

  • Among Cell-Phone Junkies, Rash on the Rise
    (15-Nov-2010)
    Skin doctors say nickel allergy is to blame

  • Severe Acne May Up Suicide Risk: Study
    (12-Nov-2010)
    Patients remain at risk even after treatment ends, researchers say.

  • Some Foot Troubles Hit Blacks, Whites More Often
    (12-Nov-2010)
    Corns, flat fleet affect more black Americans, while Tailor's bunions more likely in whites, researchers find

  • Severe Acne May Up Suicide Risk: Study
    (12-Nov-2010)
    Patients remain at risk even after treatment ends, researchers say.

  • Source of an Itch Studied in Mice
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Same nerve cells that cause burn-related pain involved in itchiness, research shows

  • Source of an Itch Studied in Mice
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Same nerve cells that cause burn-related pain involved in itchiness, research shows

  • Source of an Itch Studied in Mice
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Same nerve cells that cause burn-related pain involved in itchiness, research shows

  • Lupus Kidney Disorder Treatment Improved Over Decade: Review
    (05-Nov-2010)
    Safer, more effective options available for patients with lupus nephritis, researchers say

  • Kids With Psoriasis Often at Risk of Being Bullied: Survey
    (29-Oct-2010)
    Among those who were picked on, teasing and exclusion were common, poll found

  • Kids With Psoriasis Often at Risk of Being Bullied: Survey
    (29-Oct-2010)
    Among those who were picked on, teasing and exclusion were common, poll found

  • Health Tip: Overexposed to the Sun
    (28-Oct-2010)
    Ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer, other problems

  • Health Tip: Overexposed to the Sun
    (28-Oct-2010)
    Ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer, other problems

  • Iraq War Vet, Daytime TV Star Turns Scars Into Inspiration
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Soldier-turned-actor J.R. Martinez works with other burn-injured vets to boost awareness

  • Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice
    (14-Oct-2010)
    Here are some treatment options

  • Women Sweat Less Readily Than Men
    (08-Oct-2010)
    Finding may explain why heat waves hit females harder, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis
    (07-Oct-2010)
    Here's how it can affect quality of life

  • A Dog May Help Guard Against Childhood Eczema
    (30-Sep-2010)
    But study found cats did not give the same protection

  • A Dog May Help Guard Against Childhood Eczema
    (30-Sep-2010)
    But study found cats did not give the same protection

  • Health Tip: Is Your Red Face Really Rosacea?
    (30-Sep-2010)
    Symptoms of the skin condition

  • A Dog May Help Guard Against Childhood Eczema
    (30-Sep-2010)
    But study found cats did not give the same protection

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Hemorrhoids
    (22-Sep-2010)
    Ways to help prevent and treat them

  • Disc Battery Ingestion May Cause Severe Injuries in Babies
    (20-Sep-2010)
    Review of pediatric cases finds swallowed 'button' battery can burn esophagus

  • One in 10 Teens Uses Sunless Tanning Products
    (20-Sep-2010)
    And those who do so are more likely to get sunburns and use risky indoor tanning beds, study finds

  • One in 10 Teens Uses Sunless Tanning Products
    (20-Sep-2010)
    And those who do so are more likely to get sunburns and use risky indoor tanning beds, study finds

  • One in 10 Teens Uses Sunless Tanning Products
    (20-Sep-2010)
    And those who do so are more likely to get sunburns and use risky indoor tanning beds, study finds

  • For Common Warts, Freezing Therapy Works Best: Study
    (16-Sep-2010)
    Still, no treatment could cure more than half of cases, experts note

  • Severe Acne May Increase Suicidal Thoughts in Teens
    (16-Sep-2010)
    Researchers in Norway say depression seems to stem from skin problem itself, not acne meds

  • Health Tip: When Warts May Be Serious
    (16-Sep-2010)
    Signs that you should see a doctor

  • For Common Warts, Freezing Therapy Works Best: Study
    (16-Sep-2010)
    Still, no treatment could cure more than half of cases, experts note

  • Back to School Can Mean a Return to Head Lice Worries
    (10-Sep-2010)
    Close contact fuels infestations, but experts urge vigilance to keep critters at bay

  • Kids' Habit of Wallowing Caters to Lice
    (10-Sep-2010)
    School nurse suggests parents take a breath, then get meticulous about battling outbreak

  • Health Tip: Factors That May Aggravate Acne in Women
    (09-Sep-2010)
    Some are avoidable, others aren't

  • Health Tip: Recognizing a Skin Allergy
    (07-Sep-2010)
    Here are typical symptoms

  • Health Tip: Keep Hands Moisturized
    (06-Sep-2010)
    Prevent painful chapping

  • Overactive Blood Platelets May Play Role in Lupus
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Study suggests anti-clotting drug Plavix might help treat disease

  • Health Tip: Spot Symptoms of Ringworm
    (31-Aug-2010)
    Warning signs of the fungal infection

  • Health Tip: Coping With Hives
    (17-Aug-2010)
    Suggestions to soothe the itch

  • Beer Linked to Psoriasis in Women
    (17-Aug-2010)
    Long-term study finds higher risk with regular brew, but not light beer or wine

  • Cosmetic Surgery Not a Help for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    (17-Aug-2010)
    Psychiatric condition drives desire for procedures but patients often remain unsatisfied, study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Liver Spots
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Protect your skin from the sun

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Liver Spots
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Protect your skin from the sun

  • Stem Cell Treatment May Offer Hope Against Fatal Skin Disorder
    (11-Aug-2010)
    Therapy's potential could extend beyond care of epidermolysis bullosa, researchers say

  • Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest

  • Breast Abscesses Linked to Smoking, Nipple Piercings
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Other major risk factors include obesity and diabetes, study shows

  • Too Soon to Tell Whether Dengue Fever Will Spread in U.S.
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Not clear yet where 46 cases in Florida came from, CDC official says

  • Black Teens May Need Higher Vitamin D Supplementation
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Even with sun exposure, levels were deficient in this vulnerable group, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Soothing Itchy Skin
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Consider these home remedies

  • Health Tip: Caring for Your Skin
    (27-Jul-2010)
    Suggestions for keeping it healthy

  • Sunscreen Concerns Unfounded, Experts Say
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Cancer reports questionable; skin protection essential, they note

  • Sunscreen Concerns Unfounded, Experts Say
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Cancer reports questionable; skin protection essential, they note

  • Sunscreen Concerns Unfounded, Experts Say
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Cancer reports questionable; skin protection essential, they note

  • Each Summer, Falls Top the List of Ways Kids Get Hurt
    (24-Jul-2010)
    Injuries are often 'predictable and preventable,' expert says

  • Avoid Mosquito Bites to Prevent Dengue Fever in Florida: Expert
    (23-Jul-2010)
    Advice to cut risk includes using bug spray with DEET, eliminating still water sources

  • Health Tip: Tame Rosacea's Redness
    (23-Jul-2010)
    Suggestions to help prevent ruddy skin

  • Dangerous Fungus Now Endemic in Pacific Northwest: CDC
    (22-Jul-2010)
    The emerging fungal infection can be deadly, but many mild cases may go unnoticed, expert says

  • Insurance Woes Can Add to Burden of Psoriasis
    (22-Jul-2010)
    For many, relief relies on expensive therapies that maintain quality of life

  • Insurance Woes Can Add to Burden of Psoriasis
    (22-Jul-2010)
    For many, relief relies on expensive therapies that maintain quality of life

  • Insurance Woes Can Add to Burden of Psoriasis
    (22-Jul-2010)
    For many, relief relies on expensive therapies that maintain quality of life

  • Florida's Minorities See Unusual Melanoma Patterns
    (21-Jul-2010)
    Statewide skin cancer rates for blacks, Hispanics differ from U.S. trends

  • Obesity as Young Adult May Boost Psoriatic Arthritis Risk
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Study found that 20 percent of those overweight at age 18 developed condition by age 35

  • Those To-Die-For High Heels May Alter Anatomy
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Calf muscle shortens and Achilles tendon thickens over time, study finds

  • Scientists Engineering Advanced Wound Dressings
    (09-Jul-2010)
    Embedded antibiotics would be released only when infection is detected, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Signs That You May Have Lupus
    (09-Jul-2010)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • Researchers Point to Possible Scleroderma-Cancer Link
    (09-Jul-2010)
    In some patients, the 2 diseases can arise together, experts note

  • Health Tip: Protect Children From Sunburn
    (07-Jul-2010)
    Use sunscreen and limit exposure

  • Leave July 4 Fireworks to the Pros
    (03-Jul-2010)
    Fireworks caused two deaths and nearly 9,000 injuries in 2009, report says

  • In Mice, Oxygen Slows Wrinkling Due to UV Rays
    (02-Jul-2010)
    High levels of the gas seemed to curb the damage, but effect on human skin is unknown, researchers say

  • In Mice, Oxygen Slows Wrinkling Due to UV Rays
    (02-Jul-2010)
    High levels of the gas seemed to curb the damage, but effect on human skin is unknown, researchers say

  • In Mice, Oxygen Slows Wrinkling Due to UV Rays
    (02-Jul-2010)
    High levels of the gas seemed to curb the damage, but effect on human skin is unknown, researchers say

  • In Mice, Oxygen Slows Wrinkling Due to UV Rays
    (02-Jul-2010)
    High levels of the gas seemed to curb the damage, but effect on human skin is unknown, researchers say

  • In Mice, Oxygen Slows Wrinkling Due to UV Rays
    (02-Jul-2010)
    High levels of the gas seemed to curb the damage, but effect on human skin is unknown, researchers say

  • Health Tip: If You Sweat Excessively
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Suggestions for treating hyperhidrosis

  • Applying Sunscreen: Are You Doing It the Wrong Way?
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Adults need the equivalent of a shot glass to cover the whole body, expert says

  • Applying Sunscreen: Are You Doing It the Wrong Way?
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Adults need the equivalent of a shot glass to cover the whole body, expert says

  • Genome for Human Body Lice Unlocked
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Understanding the parasite could lead to better control measures, scientists say

  • Staph Infection Risk Rises With Brain, Chest Surgeries
    (10-Jun-2010)
    These two types of procedures account for most post-surgical cases, study finds

  • Health Tip: Mold Can Be a Health Risk
    (08-Jun-2010)
    How it could affect your well-being

  • Contaminated Cocaine Can Cause Flesh to Rot
    (01-Jun-2010)
    Report finds veterinary medicine in drug may cause outer layer of skin to die

  • New Bunion Procedure Aims to Replace Invasive Foot Surgery
    (27-May-2010)
    Technique pulls deformed bone into place instead of breaking it, researchers explain

  • Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer
    (27-May-2010)
    Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds

  • Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer
    (27-May-2010)
    Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds

  • Tanning Beds Can Greatly Boost Melanoma Risk
    (27-May-2010)
    Odds for deadly skin cancer rise more than fourfold with some devices, research shows

  • Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer
    (27-May-2010)
    Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds

  • Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer
    (27-May-2010)
    Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Treating Psoriasis
    (26-May-2010)
    Person's age, lifestyle and condition's severity play a role

  • Rare Disorder Has People Convinced They Smell Bad
    (25-May-2010)
    Sufferers often isolate themselves, consider suicide, study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Protect Your Hands From Eczema
    (21-May-2010)
    Treat your hands with kid gloves

  • Acne, Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Fracture Risk
    (17-May-2010)
    Dutch researchers found retinoids not linked to more broken bones

  • Guard Kids' Eyes Against Long-Term Sun Damage
    (16-May-2010)
    Youngsters are especially vulnerable to harmful rays, experts warn

  • Research Reveals Secret of Spitting Cobras' Aim
    (14-May-2010)
    Snakes spray venom in victims' eyes by predicting movements, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Lupus Flares
    (14-May-2010)
    Lifestyle practices that may help bring on symptoms

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Heat Rash
    (13-May-2010)
    Keep baby cool and comfy

  • A Tan Is Still Admired, Despite Risks
    (12-May-2010)
    Survey finds conflicting opinions about suntans and skin cancer

  • A Tan Is Still Admired, Despite Risks
    (12-May-2010)
    Survey finds conflicting opinions about suntans and skin cancer

  • Gulf Oil Spill Could Threaten Human Health
    (07-May-2010)
    Short-term effects include skin and respiratory woes, while longer-term risks are uncertain

  • Poll Finds Sun Smarts Vary From City to City
    (05-May-2010)
    Hartford gets top grade for skin cancer awareness; Pittsburgh fares worst

  • Poll Finds Sun Smarts Vary From City to City
    (05-May-2010)
    Hartford gets top grade for skin cancer awareness; Pittsburgh fares worst

  • Health Tip: Understanding Impetigo
    (30-Apr-2010)
    A common skin infection

  • Health Tip: Understanding Impetigo
    (30-Apr-2010)
    A common skin infection

  • Health Tip: Prevent Exposure to Poison Ivy
    (27-Apr-2010)
    Avoid other problematic plants, too

  • Time to Remind Teens About Sun Protection
    (25-Apr-2010)
    Young women are especially likely to develop skin cancer, experts say

  • Time to Remind Teens About Sun Protection
    (25-Apr-2010)
    Young women are especially likely to develop skin cancer, experts say

  • LeAnn Rimes Brings Battle With Psoriasis to Center Stage
    (23-Apr-2010)
    Diagnosed at age 2, the singer is teaming with health groups to bolster patient support

  • Potentially Lethal Airborne Fungus May Spread to California
    (22-Apr-2010)
    Unlike typical strains, new pathogen can attack healthy people, researchers say

  • Skin Condition Vitiligo Tied to Immune System Dysfunction
    (21-Apr-2010)
    Illness involving white patches shares genes with other autoimmune disorders, study confirms

  • Skin Condition Vitiligo Tied to Immune System Dysfunction
    (21-Apr-2010)
    Illness involving white patches shares genes with other autoimmune disorders, study confirms

  • Acne Patients Happy With Online Follow-Up Care
    (20-Apr-2010)
    Outcomes similar for in-office visit or 'e-visit' using images sent via Internet, study finds

  • Health Tip: What May Be Behind Hives
    (19-Apr-2010)
    Part of an allergic reaction

  • Resistant Ringworm Common in Urban Elementary Schools
    (19-Apr-2010)
    Study found infection rates highest among black children in kindergarten, first grade

  • Zyclara Approved to Treat Pre-Cancerous Skin Condition
    (26-Mar-2010)
    Some 10 million Americans have actinic keratoses

  • FDA Advisers Urge Stricter Regulation of Tanning Beds
    (26-Mar-2010)
    Citing skin-cancer risk, experts recommend potential ban on use by people under 18, among other measures

  • FDA Panel Weighs New Restrictions on Tanning Beds
    (25-Mar-2010)
    Experts say devices' UV rays help spur skin cancer, but industry says it's not so clear

  • Health Tip: Treating Plantar Warts
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Have them evaluated and treated by a professional

  • Acne Drug May Help in the Fight Against AIDS
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Antibiotic plus standard therapy appears to halt HIV progression in cells, study finds

  • Prevention of Acupuncture Infection Needs More Focus
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Funding to promote safety guidelines urged by experts

  • Health Tip: Prevent a Fungal Nail Infection
    (16-Mar-2010)
    Keep fingers and toes fungi-free

  • Psoriasis Tied to Raised Heart Risk
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Skin ailment boosts odds for heart attack, stroke, and inflammation may be key, researchers say

  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers in the Millions and Rising
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Numbers have grown steadily since the 1990s; baby boomer epidemic predicted

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Melanoma
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Who is more likely to get this deadly cancer?

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Melanoma
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Who is more likely to get this deadly cancer?

  • Scientists Find Stem Cells in Hair That Can Become Skin
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Finding could lead to better wound care, baldness treatments, experts say

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Melanoma
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Who is more likely to get this deadly cancer?

  • Heat Therapy Helps Treat U.S. Soldiers' Infections
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Device works on skin lesions caused by parasite in Iraq, Afghanistan, study finds

  • Cell Transplant May Help Treat Vitiligo
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Surgery improved appearance of white patches due to skin disease, doctors say

  • Psychotherapy Can Help People With Lupus Cope
    (09-Mar-2010)
    After 10 sessions, anxiety, depression and stress lessened, researchers say

  • New Clues to Lupus' Link With Heart Disease
    (26-Feb-2010)
    Antibodies could play key role, study finds

  • Health Tip: Avoid Triggers for Eczema
    (22-Feb-2010)
    What may make the skin condition flare

  • Health Tip: When an Animal Bites You
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Signs that it's time to see a doctor

  • Elevators Can Bring Injury to Seniors
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Researcher urges installation of bigger buttons to stop closing doors

  • Health Tip: Understanding Frostbite
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Symptoms of the condition and how to prevent them

  • Sweat Lodges, Steam Rooms Aren't for Detox
    (12-Feb-2010)
    The concept that sweating can cleanse the body of impurities is a myth, expert says

  • Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Burns
    (11-Feb-2010)
    Some home safety suggestions

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Dry Skin
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Suggestions to minimize the condition

  • Tanning Bed Regulation Heats Up
    (09-Feb-2010)
    FDA, lawmakers want to limit UV ray exposure, improve warning labels

  • Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

  • Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

  • Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

  • Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

  • Fewer Childhood Deaths From Rheumatic Disease
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Treatment advances in the 1990s may explain drop, study says

  • Scientists Turn Mouse Skin Cells Into Nerve Cells
    (27-Jan-2010)
    Finding could revolutionize stem cell therapy, but much research remains to be done

  • Wooden Toilet Seats Can Trigger Children's Rash
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Harsh disinfectants can also prompt seat-linked skin woes, experts warn

  • Wooden Toilet Seats Can Trigger Children's Rash
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Harsh disinfectants can also prompt seat-linked skin woes, experts warn

  • Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin
    (21-Jan-2010)
    Suggestions that may help prevent outbreaks

  • Health Tip: Got a Blister Outbreak?
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Here's what could be causing it

  • Health Tip: Applying First Aid to a Minor Burn
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Here's what to do

  • Cost of Psoriasis Drugs Rising Faster Than Others
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Increases outpace consumer products as well as other meds, study finds

  • Immune Response Better With Skin Scratch Vaccination
    (18-Jan-2010)
    'Scarification' offered greater protection than injection in study

  • Bioengineered Skin Grafts Control Blood Pressure in Mice
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Approach might lead to treatments for other conditions, such as anemia, researchers say

  • Newer Drug More Effective in Psoriasis Treatment
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Stelara tops Enbrel in head-to-head comparison and requires fewer injections, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Preparing for Winter Weather
    (12-Jan-2010)
    Suggestions for staying warm

  • Celebrex Might Thwart Inherited Skin Cancers
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Drug led to fewer basal cell carcinoma lesions in study patients

  • Bitter Cold Poses Health Dangers
    (06-Jan-2010)
    CDC offers tips on protecting against frostbite, hypothermia

  • It's Not a Hangover, It's an Allergic Reaction
    (01-Jan-2010)
    Ingredients in alcohol could explain 'morning-after' feeling, experts say

  • It's Not a Hangover, It's an Allergic Reaction
    (01-Jan-2010)
    Ingredients in alcohol could explain 'morning-after' feeling, experts say

  • Placebo Effect Helps Some Psoriasis Patients
    (30-Dec-2009)
    Researchers hope to harness mind's reaction to medication

  • Twins Provide Clues to Lupus
    (28-Dec-2009)
    Study shows lifestyle differences could explain why only one sibling affected

  • Sun Protection Advised Year-Round
    (28-Dec-2009)
    UVA rays pose a threat to skiers, snowboarders, experts say

  • Sun Protection Advised Year-Round
    (28-Dec-2009)
    UVA rays pose a threat to skiers, snowboarders, experts say

  • Sun Protection Advised Year-Round
    (28-Dec-2009)
    UVA rays pose a threat to skiers, snowboarders, experts say

  • Skin Needs Protection From Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2009)
    Use moisturizers every day to help prevent chapping, experts advise

  • Skin Needs Protection From Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2009)
    Use moisturizers every day to help prevent chapping, experts advise

  • Skin Needs Protection From Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2009)
    Use moisturizers every day to help prevent chapping, experts advise

  • Skin Needs Protection From Winter Weather
    (26-Dec-2009)
    Use moisturizers every day to help prevent chapping, experts advise

  • Health Tip: Managing Eczema
    (24-Dec-2009)
    Suggestions to soothe that itchy skin

  • Sun, Smoke, Extra Weight Add Years to Skin
    (22-Dec-2009)
    Twins study shows impact of lifestyle on top of genetics

  • Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Dermatologists discover gender differences that explain the aging inequity

  • Leprosy Genes Identified
    (16-Dec-2009)
    Scientists pinpoint seven that increase susceptibility to disease

  • Health Tip: Preventing Burns on Baby's Skin
    (15-Dec-2009)
    Suggestions to keep your youngster safe

  • Health Tip: Treating Bunion Pain
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Here's what you can do

  • Keep Asthma, Allergies at Bay for the Holidays
    (05-Dec-2009)
    Take steps to eliminate triggers, experts advise

  • Health Tip: Managing Lupus Symptoms
    (03-Dec-2009)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Health Tip: Getting a Tattoo?
    (02-Dec-2009)
    Be aware of possible complications

  • Your Skin Can Help Your Ears Listen
    (25-Nov-2009)
    Study found puffs of air on flesh that mimicked parts of speech colored perception of sounds

  • MRSA Creeping Into Hospitals From the Outside
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Community-associated strains have increased sevenfold, study finds

  • Text Messages Might Increase Sunscreen Usage
    (20-Nov-2009)
    With daily reminders, people may be more apt to protect their skin

  • New 'Skin' From Stem Cells
    (19-Nov-2009)
    Technique used in mice may offer hope to burn patients awaiting grafts

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Bunions
    (18-Nov-2009)
    Here's what you can do

  • Access to U.S. Burn Centers Varies by Region
    (27-Oct-2009)
    Northeasterners have best proximity, southerners the worst, study finds

  • With Microdermabrasion, Rough Seems to Work Better
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Acne scars and wrinkles benefit from more aggressive treatment, study finds

  • With Microdermabrasion, Rough Seems to Work Better
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Acne scars and wrinkles benefit from more aggressive treatment, study finds

  • With Microdermabrasion, Rough Seems to Work Better
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Acne scars and wrinkles benefit from more aggressive treatment, study finds

  • Health Tip: Detecting Head Lice
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Carefully inspect the scalp and hair

  • Cancer Drug May Help Scleroderma
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Gleevec improved skin and lung function in patient study

  • Scientists Find New Key to Lupus
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Molecule identified in lab mice may cause autoimmune disease

  • Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Study suggests a connection with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Gardasil Approved to Prevent Genital Warts in Males
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Caused by human papillomavirus

  • Want Sun Protection? Wear Red or Blue
    (15-Oct-2009)
    Fabric color affects absorption of UV radiation, researchers say

  • Burn Rate in Kids Has Dropped, But Still Causes Concern
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Youths' thinner skin makes them more susceptible to severe injury, expert says

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Protect and check your skin

  • Burn Rate in Kids Has Dropped, But Still Causes Concern
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Youths' thinner skin makes them more susceptible to severe injury, expert says

  • Blood Thinner May Cause Skin Lesions
    (28-Sep-2009)
    Though mostly harmless, heparin-induced reaction could be serious, study finds

  • Stelara Approved for Psoriasis
    (25-Sep-2009)
    Helps block overproduction of skin cells

  • New Treatment May Beat Melanoma
    (24-Sep-2009)
    In trials, advanced cancers shrunk rapidly, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Warts
    (23-Sep-2009)
    Other than with medication, don't try to remove them yourself

  • Immune Cells Offer Hope for Injured Lungs
    (21-Sep-2009)
    Discovery in mice shows promise for treating potentially fatal wounds, researchers say

  • Lupus Worse in Blacks, Hispanics Than in Whites, Study Finds
    (11-Sep-2009)
    They're more likely to have conditions that complicate treatment, researchers say

  • Girl in Iconic Vietnam War Photo Brings Message of Hope
    (10-Sep-2009)
    Kim Phuc, now 46, survived extensive napalm burns to help today's burn survivors

  • Girl in Iconic Vietnam War Photo Brings Message of Hope
    (10-Sep-2009)
    Kim Phuc, now 46, survived extensive napalm burns to help today's burn survivors

  • Study Shows 1% of Americans Have Been Infected With West Nile
    (09-Sep-2009)
    Virus typically produces mild infection, but severe reactions can result

  • New Compound Shrinks Skin Cancers
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Study found more than half of advanced basal cell carcinomas responded to treatment

  • New Compound Shrinks Skin Cancers
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Study found more than half of advanced basal cell carcinomas responded to treatment

  • New Compound Shrinks Skin Cancers
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Study found more than half of advanced basal cell carcinomas responded to treatment

  • New Compound Shrinks Skin Cancers
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Study found more than half of advanced basal cell carcinomas responded to treatment

  • Antioxidants Pose No Melanoma Threat
    (17-Aug-2009)
    Despite earlier study, new report finds no risk from common vitamin and mineral supplements

  • Web Is Becoming One-Stop Shopping for Health Help
    (16-Aug-2009)
    For support, advice or treatment, online interventions now await

  • Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Aug-2009)
    UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

  • Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Aug-2009)
    UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

  • Health Tip: Treating a Superficial Cut
    (05-Aug-2009)
    What to do if the wound isn't serious

  • Plastic Surgeons Stay Busy in Recession
    (01-Aug-2009)
    Tight job market fuels interest in cheaper, less-invasive procedures, survey shows

  • Plastic Surgeons Stay Busy in Recession
    (01-Aug-2009)
    Tight job market fuels interest in cheaper, less-invasive procedures, survey shows

  • Health Tip: Understanding Hemorrhoids
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Possible causes, ways to prevent them

  • Flu Shot May Be Less Effective in Those With Lupus
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Certain medications could explain diminished protection, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Beat Fungal Infection
    (24-Jul-2009)
    If proven effective, tamoxifen could be new way to fight Candida

  • Health Tip: Caring for Skin With Rosacea
    (24-Jul-2009)
    Suggestions for applying makeup

  • Scientists Zero In on Elusive 'Allergy Gene'
    (10-Jul-2009)
    Genetic mutation increases likelihood of eczema and asthma, study finds

  • Arthritis Drug Raises Risk of Tuberculosis
    (09-Jul-2009)
    But researchers still don't know why a certain therapy appears to reactivate latent TB

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Diabetic's Skin
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Prevent infection and other problems

  • Put Safety First on the 4th
    (03-Jul-2009)
    Follow these tips to avoid fireworks hazards

  • Constipation May Lead to Other Problems
    (28-Jun-2009)
    Hemorrhoids, incontinence and more can result, research shows

  • Health Tip: What's Triggering My Acne?
    (23-Jun-2009)
    Common causes in women

  • In Summertime, the Livin' Can Be Buggy
    (23-Jun-2009)
    Physicians group offers advice on tick and mosquito bites

  • A Pet's Bite Can Pass on MRSA
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Resistant staph bacteria is being transmitted between animals and humans, study finds

  • Don't Get Lazy About Lawn-Mower Safety
    (21-Jun-2009)
    Experts offer tips to avoid mowing-related hazards

  • Psoriasis Raises Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Death
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Inflammation looks like common thread, researcher says

  • Chemo Drug May Help Sun-Damaged Skin
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Small study finds it also may reduce precancerous lesions

  • Wear Sunscreen for Lifelong Benefits
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Sun damage never goes away so protect kids from the start, expert says

  • Wear Sunscreen for Lifelong Benefits
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Sun damage never goes away so protect kids from the start, expert says

  • Wear Sunscreen for Lifelong Benefits
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Sun damage never goes away so protect kids from the start, expert says

  • Wear Sunscreen for Lifelong Benefits
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Sun damage never goes away so protect kids from the start, expert says

  • Researchers Detect Blood-Clotting Mechanism
    (04-Jun-2009)
    Finding could help those with potentially deadly conditions

  • Herb May Offer Hope for Autoimmune Diseases
    (04-Jun-2009)
    In lab and mice studies, compound halts disease without crimping immune system

  • Key to Wound-Healing May Be Explained in Fish Tail
    (03-Jun-2009)
    Zebra fish release hydrogen peroxide to call white blood cells to injury site, research shows

  • Study Finds Multitude of Bacteria on Human Skin
    (28-May-2009)
    The amount of genetic diversity surprises experts

  • Study Finds Multitude of Bacteria on Human Skin
    (28-May-2009)
    The amount of genetic diversity surprises experts

  • Study Finds Multitude of Bacteria on Human Skin
    (28-May-2009)
    The amount of genetic diversity surprises experts

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of a Tick Bite
    (27-May-2009)
    Getting it out, getting it clean

  • Health Tip: Thwarting Head Lice
    (22-May-2009)
    Suggestions to stop their spread

  • Online System Could Cut Referrals to Dermatologists
    (20-May-2009)
    Suspect skin conditions evaluated by e-mail may also keep lid on costs, study suggests

  • Online System Could Cut Referrals to Dermatologists
    (20-May-2009)
    Suspect skin conditions evaluated by e-mail may also keep lid on costs, study suggests

  • Molecule in Skin May Link Eczema and Asthma
    (19-May-2009)
    Finding in mice might explain progression from skin to breathing condition

  • Molecule in Skin May Link Eczema and Asthma
    (19-May-2009)
    Finding in mice might explain progression from skin to breathing condition

  • Beware of Dog Bites
    (17-May-2009)
    Experts offer advice on how to avoid being attacked

  • Scorpion Anti-Venom Speeds Children's Recovery
    (13-May-2009)
    Available in Mexico but not in U.S., it could make ICU stays unnecessary, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Strive for Beautiful, Healthy Skin
    (12-May-2009)
    Develop a good skin care routine

  • Climate Change Could Sting Allergy, Asthma Sufferers
    (11-May-2009)
    Longer pollen seasons, more ozone mean more symptoms for those at risk, experts say

  • Psoriasis Patients Happy With Home-Based Treatment
    (08-May-2009)
    UVB therapy at home is safe, effective and more convenient, researchers say

  • Psoriasis Patients Happy With Home-Based Treatment
    (08-May-2009)
    UVB therapy at home is safe, effective and more convenient, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Sunburn
    (05-May-2009)
    Factors that increase your risk

  • Diluted Bleach Baths Ease Kids' Eczema
    (04-May-2009)
    5- to 10-minute soaks, twice a week, prevent painful flare-ups, study finds

  • Diluted Bleach Baths Ease Kids' Eczema
    (04-May-2009)
    5- to 10-minute soaks, twice a week, prevent painful flare-ups, study finds

  • Diluted Bleach Baths Ease Kids' Eczema
    (04-May-2009)
    5- to 10-minute soaks, twice a week, prevent painful flare-ups, study finds

  • Diluted Bleach Baths Ease Kids' Eczema
    (04-May-2009)
    5- to 10-minute soaks, twice a week, prevent painful flare-ups, study finds

  • Kids Given Photos of Sunburn Damage Covered Up Better
    (23-Apr-2009)
    Study says every preteen should get UV snapshot of what exposure can do to their skin

  • Compound in Berries May Lessen Sun Damage
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds ellagic acid, also in nuts, limits wrinkling

  • Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring

  • Compound in Berries May Lessen Sun Damage
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds ellagic acid, also in nuts, limits wrinkling

  • Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring

  • Compound in Berries May Lessen Sun Damage
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds ellagic acid, also in nuts, limits wrinkling

  • Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring

  • Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring

  • Compound in Berries May Lessen Sun Damage
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds ellagic acid, also in nuts, limits wrinkling

  • Having Psoriasis Raises Risk of Diabetes, Hypertension
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Researchers suspect chronic inflammation is common thread among all 3 conditions

  • Health Tip: Applying an Antiperspirant
    (14-Apr-2009)
    Suggestions for maximum effectiveness

  • Benzyl Alcohol Lotion Approved for Head Lice
    (10-Apr-2009)
    In people 6 months and older

  • Medication May Improve Scar Healing
    (10-Apr-2009)
    Juvista scores well for skin appearance in 3 trials

  • Medication May Improve Scar Healing
    (10-Apr-2009)
    Juvista scores well for skin appearance in 3 trials

  • Birth Control Pills Linked to Lupus Risk
    (09-Apr-2009)
    But doctors differ on degree of peril, saying genetics likely a key player

  • New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

  • Psoriasis Drug Raptiva Pulled From U.S. Market
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Drug manufacturer acts after link found to rare brain infection

  • Health Tip: Signs of Nail Fungus
    (06-Apr-2009)
    A thick, yellowish nail is a common symptom

  • Gene May Explain Women's Heightened Lupus Risk
    (02-Apr-2009)
    Disease-prone mice lacking this factor failed to develop common symptoms, study finds

  • Gene Test May ID Younger Women at Risk for Melanoma
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Variation found in more than 40% of females under 50 raises odds almost 4-fold

  • Flushing From Alcohol a Risk Factor for Esophageal Cancer
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Recognizing the enzyme deficiency would save many lives, study suggests

  • Many Americans Fall Short on Their Vitamin D
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Recommended levels in foods need to be increased, experts say

  • With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It
    (21-Mar-2009)
    Experts offer advice on keeping skin safe from harmful rays

  • With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It
    (21-Mar-2009)
    Experts offer advice on keeping skin safe from harmful rays

  • With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It
    (21-Mar-2009)
    Experts offer advice on keeping skin safe from harmful rays

  • With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It
    (21-Mar-2009)
    Experts offer advice on keeping skin safe from harmful rays

  • Maggots as Good as Gel in Leg Ulcer Treatments
    (20-Mar-2009)
    But while larval therapy works well, study says there's no rush to abandon standard care

  • Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Study finds drug for skin condition cuts nail pain, too

  • Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Study finds drug for skin condition cuts nail pain, too

  • Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Study finds drug for skin condition cuts nail pain, too

  • Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Study finds drug for skin condition cuts nail pain, too

  • Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Study finds drug for skin condition cuts nail pain, too

  • To Rid Heads of Lice, Wet-Combing May Work Best
    (16-Mar-2009)
    But researchers say visual inspections can help determine scope of infestation

  • Traditional Chinese Therapy May Help Ease Eczema
    (14-Mar-2009)
    Teas, acupuncture reduce itching, improve quality of life, study finds

  • Traditional Chinese Therapy May Help Ease Eczema
    (14-Mar-2009)
    Teas, acupuncture reduce itching, improve quality of life, study finds

  • Traditional Chinese Therapy May Help Ease Eczema
    (14-Mar-2009)
    Teas, acupuncture reduce itching, improve quality of life, study finds

  • Traditional Chinese Therapy May Help Ease Eczema
    (14-Mar-2009)
    Teas, acupuncture reduce itching, improve quality of life, study finds

  • Cancer Drug May Offer New Hope for Lupus Patients
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Small U.K. study says Rituxan could become 1st new drug for disease in 50 years

  • Cancer Drug May Offer New Hope for Lupus Patients
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Small U.K. study says Rituxan could become 1st new drug for disease in 50 years

  • Children's Bath Products Contain Contaminants
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Report says they aren't listed on labels; manufacturers say products are safe

  • Freckles, Moles May Indicate Risk for Eye Cancer
    (12-Mar-2009)
    Factors that lead to skin cancer make uveal melanoma more likely, too, study finds

  • Sunburn Might Play a Role in Rosacea
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Skin blistering, as well as family history, appears linked to skin disorder, expert says

  • Sunburn Might Play a Role in Rosacea
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Skin blistering, as well as family history, appears linked to skin disorder, expert says

  • Sunburn Might Play a Role in Rosacea
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Skin blistering, as well as family history, appears linked to skin disorder, expert says

  • Sunburn Might Play a Role in Rosacea
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Skin blistering, as well as family history, appears linked to skin disorder, expert says

  • Sunburn Might Play a Role in Rosacea
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Skin blistering, as well as family history, appears linked to skin disorder, expert says

  • Dog Bite Risk for Kids Greatest in Summer
    (08-Mar-2009)
    Family pets caused 27% of injuries; Pit bulls most often involved in attacks, study finds

  • New Laser Combo Therapy Zaps Acne
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Small study finds pulsed-dye beam with topical meds improved lesions in 1 to 2 weeks

  • New Laser Combo Therapy Zaps Acne
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Small study finds pulsed-dye beam with topical meds improved lesions in 1 to 2 weeks

  • Skin Patches Can Cause Burns During MRIs
    (05-Mar-2009)
    The medication patches should be removed ahead of time, FDA says

  • FDA Warns Users on Psoriasis Drug
    (19-Feb-2009)
    Three have died from rare brain infection while taking Raptiva, officials report in health advisory

  • Skin Woes Take Toll on U.S. Combat Troops
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Rashes, hives, other problems exacerbated by wartime conditions, researchers say

  • On Sun Safety, Pool Staff May Take Cue From Others
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Peer pressure affects use of sunscreen, coverups, study finds

  • On Sun Safety, Pool Staff May Take Cue From Others
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Peer pressure affects use of sunscreen, coverups, study finds

  • Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions
    (12-Feb-2009)
    Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

  • Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions
    (12-Feb-2009)
    Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

  • Panel Finds Evidence Murky on Full-Body Skin Exams
    (06-Feb-2009)
    To detect cancer, people need to watch for lesions, experts stress

  • Panel Finds Evidence Murky on Full-Body Skin Exams
    (06-Feb-2009)
    To detect cancer, people need to watch for lesions, experts stress

  • Leprosy Drug Holds Promise for Autoimmune Diseases
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Study says 1890s antibiotic could prove effective in treating MS

  • Vectical Ointment Approved for Psoriasis
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Vitamin D3 is active ingredient

  • Health Tip: Prevent Painful Chapped Hands
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Skin can dry and crack during winter

  • Health Tip: Living With Latex Allergy
    (30-Jan-2009)
    How to avoid a reaction

  • Gene Insights May Improve Psoriasis Care
    (27-Jan-2009)
    Scientists have spotted DNA potentially linked to the disease

  • Oh-So-Cold Temperatures Plague Older People
    (25-Jan-2009)
    Metabolism and other body changes exacerbate wintertime issues

  • Acne Cream Not Linked to Raised Death Risk
    (23-Jan-2009)
    Analysis of VA study that was halted early says retinoid tretinoin not the culprit

  • With Psoriasis, the Internet May Offer Hope
    (22-Jan-2009)
    Participants in online support groups cite improved quality of life

  • With Psoriasis, the Internet May Offer Hope
    (22-Jan-2009)
    Participants in online support groups cite improved quality of life

  • Hard, Cold Facts About Frostbite
    (17-Jan-2009)
    Takes only minutes when temperatures drop to cause permanent damage, group warns

  • Hard, Cold Facts About Frostbite
    (17-Jan-2009)
    Takes only minutes when temperatures drop to cause permanent damage, group warns

  • FDA Warns of Skin-Numbing Drug Dangers
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Popular topical anesthetics can cause severe reactions when used improperly, agency says

  • FDA Warns of Skin-Numbing Drug Dangers
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Popular topical anesthetics can cause severe reactions when used improperly, agency says

  • FDA Warns of Skin-Numbing Drug Dangers
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Popular topical anesthetics can cause severe reactions when used improperly, agency says

  • FDA Warns of Skin-Numbing Drug Dangers
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Popular topical anesthetics can cause severe reactions when used improperly, agency says

  • Bed Bugs, Nearly Eradicated, Make a Comeback
    (14-Jan-2009)
    Study finds blood-sucking critters' resistance to insecticides increasing in urban areas

  • Melanoma Rates on the Rise in U.S.
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Increase could indicate an epidemic of skin cancer, researchers suggest

  • Melanoma Rates on the Rise in U.S.
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Increase could indicate an epidemic of skin cancer, researchers suggest

  • Melanoma Rates on the Rise in U.S.
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Increase could indicate an epidemic of skin cancer, researchers suggest

  • Melanoma Rates on the Rise in U.S.
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Increase could indicate an epidemic of skin cancer, researchers suggest

  • Winter Is Tough on Feet
    (05-Jan-2009)
    Doctors offer advice on how to protect against injury, discomfort

  • Winter Is Tough on Feet
    (05-Jan-2009)
    Doctors offer advice on how to protect against injury, discomfort

  • Health Tip: Exercising If You Have Rosacea
    (24-Dec-2008)
    Suggestions to prevent a flare-up

  • Scientists Discover Trigger for Autoimmune Diseases
    (22-Dec-2008)
    Self-attacking, dormant cells switch 'on' in those with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Manipulating Key Protein May Prevent Eczema
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Study might lead to new treatments for itchy skin condition

  • Manipulating Key Protein May Prevent Eczema
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Study might lead to new treatments for itchy skin condition

  • Obesity-Related Hormone Tied to Psoriasis
    (15-Dec-2008)
    Higher leptin levels play role in immune, inflammatory processes, study says

  • Obesity-Related Hormone Tied to Psoriasis
    (15-Dec-2008)
    Higher leptin levels play role in immune, inflammatory processes, study says

  • Obesity-Related Hormone Tied to Psoriasis
    (15-Dec-2008)
    Higher leptin levels play role in immune, inflammatory processes, study says

  • Obesity-Related Hormone Tied to Psoriasis
    (15-Dec-2008)
    Higher leptin levels play role in immune, inflammatory processes, study says

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Age Spots
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Caused by increased skin pigmentation

  • New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies
    (05-Dec-2008)
    But further study needed before method can become standard, researchers say

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Well Tolerated
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Reactions such as hives called 'idiosyncratic,' study finds

  • Health Tip: When Another Person Bites You
    (03-Dec-2008)
    Suggestions to treat the wound

  • Dry Skin? Don't Let Winter Win
    (30-Nov-2008)
    Here are tips for keeping supple in the cold season

  • Dry Skin? Don't Let Winter Win
    (30-Nov-2008)
    Here are tips for keeping supple in the cold season

  • Dry Skin? Don't Let Winter Win
    (30-Nov-2008)
    Here are tips for keeping supple in the cold season

  • Dry Skin? Don't Let Winter Win
    (30-Nov-2008)
    Here are tips for keeping supple in the cold season

  • Health Tip: Skiing Safely
    (27-Nov-2008)
    What to do when you hit the slopes

  • Health Tip: Caring for Your Skin With Acne
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions on washing your face

  • Health Tip: Caring for Your Skin With Acne
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions on washing your face

  • Itching Not a Less Intense Form of Pain
    (20-Nov-2008)
    Each are regulated by different molecular mechanisms, scientists show

  • Itching Not a Less Intense Form of Pain
    (20-Nov-2008)
    Each are regulated by different molecular mechanisms, scientists show

  • Itching Not a Less Intense Form of Pain
    (20-Nov-2008)
    Each are regulated by different molecular mechanisms, scientists show

  • Health Tip: Easing Hemorrhoid Pain
    (19-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions to help you feel better

  • China Documents First Case of Tick-Borne Disease Spread
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Human-to-human transfer caused by contact with blood, respiratory secretion

  • Indigo Ointment Benefits Psoriasis Patients
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Traditional Chinese therapy proved helpful in relieving skin scaling, hardening, study finds

  • Indigo Ointment Benefits Psoriasis Patients
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Traditional Chinese therapy proved helpful in relieving skin scaling, hardening, study finds

  • Indigo Ointment Benefits Psoriasis Patients
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Traditional Chinese therapy proved helpful in relieving skin scaling, hardening, study finds

  • Health Tip: Conditions That May Affect a Newborn's Skin
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Most should resolve themselves in a few weeks

  • Indigo Ointment Benefits Psoriasis Patients
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Traditional Chinese therapy proved helpful in relieving skin scaling, hardening, study finds

  • Wrinkle Fillers Need Better Label Warnings: FDA Panel
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Reports of allergic reactions, other problems have surfaced with these products, experts say

  • Study Singles Out Beachgoers' Skin Cancer Risk
    (17-Nov-2008)
    The most vulnerable use the least sunscreen, have greatest desire to tan

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Skin Cancer
    (12-Nov-2008)
    Fair skin and other things that can increase your risk

  • Dermatitis Can Have Many Causes
    (06-Nov-2008)
    Food, cosmetics or a workplace chemical are often to blame, experts say

  • Dermatitis Can Have Many Causes
    (06-Nov-2008)
    Food, cosmetics or a workplace chemical are often to blame, experts say

  • Global Attention to Snakebites Is Unmet
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Poisonings, deaths pose severe public health threat, especially in underdeveloped areas

  • Health Tip: Soothing Eczema
    (29-Oct-2008)
    Avoid things that make the skin problem worse

  • Genetic Approach Boosts Yeast Infection Treatment
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Inhibiting protein could yield new drug targets for mucosal fungus found in most people

  • Food Allergies Up 18% Among U.S. Children
    (22-Oct-2008)
    Reactions lead to higher risk for asthma, other respiratory problems, CDC report says

  • Kids, Adults React Equally to Allergy Patch Tests
    (21-Oct-2008)
    But each reacts to different skin allergens, researchers say

  • Kids, Adults React Equally to Allergy Patch Tests
    (21-Oct-2008)
    But each reacts to different skin allergens, researchers say

  • Kids, Adults React Equally to Allergy Patch Tests
    (21-Oct-2008)
    But each reacts to different skin allergens, researchers say

  • Light-Activated Therapy Seems to Rejuvenate Aging Skin
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Photosensitive med plus pulsed laser boosted collagen, study says

  • Low Birth Weight Tied to Rise in Infant Hemangiomas
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Each 1.1-lb. decrease boosted risk for benign birthmark ninefold, study says

  • Light-Activated Therapy Seems to Rejuvenate Aging Skin
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Photosensitive med plus pulsed laser boosted collagen, study says

  • Education Helps Women Make Safer Tanning Choices
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Instructional booklet altered attitudes about indoor salons

  • Health Tip: Take Care of a Blister
    (16-Oct-2008)
    To help prevent infection

  • Autumn Sees More Women With Bunion Problems
    (12-Oct-2008)
    Transition from flip-flops, sandals to traditional shoes may be culprit, specialists say

  • Microwaves a Menace for Young Kids
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Scalds, resulting in serious injuries, can occur, study finds

  • Microwaves a Menace for Young Kids
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Scalds, resulting in serious injuries, can occur, study finds

  • Babies Who Eat Fish Lower Eczema Risk
    (26-Sep-2008)
    Study found doing so before 9 months decreased chances of skin condition by 25%

  • Vitamin D Receptor Gene Variant Tied to Melanoma
    (22-Sep-2008)
    People with the mutation may be at increased risk for disease, study concludes

  • Vitamin D Receptor Gene Variant Tied to Melanoma
    (22-Sep-2008)
    People with the mutation may be at increased risk for disease, study concludes

  • No Tan Is a Safe Tan
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Trio of studies finds UV rays from tanning beds no better than sun itself

  • No Tan Is a Safe Tan
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Trio of studies finds UV rays from tanning beds no better than sun itself

  • No Tan Is a Safe Tan
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Trio of studies finds UV rays from tanning beds no better than sun itself

  • Health Tip: Skin Care for Diabetics
    (17-Sep-2008)
    Help prevent problems

  • Estrogen Cream No Match for Sun-Damaged Skin
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Study of seniors finds it only boosts collagen in skin that has never been exposed

  • Estrogen Cream No Match for Sun-Damaged Skin
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Study of seniors finds it only boosts collagen in skin that has never been exposed

  • Estrogen Cream No Match for Sun-Damaged Skin
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Study of seniors finds it only boosts collagen in skin that has never been exposed

  • Estrogen Cream No Match for Sun-Damaged Skin
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Study of seniors finds it only boosts collagen in skin that has never been exposed

  • Bye, Bye Back Fat?
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Technique removes loose skin, but downside is scar hidden under the bra line, expert says

  • Health Tip: Apply Bug Spray the Right Way
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Careful use is key

  • FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
    (04-Sep-2008)
    Officials want stronger labeling about fungal infection risk

  • Health Tip: Prevent Dry Skin
    (01-Sep-2008)
    Practice good skin care

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Aging Skin
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Products that may help

  • Bunion Surgery Patients Need 6 Weeks Before Driving
    (28-Aug-2008)
    Study finds reaction, brake response times were better than they had been before procedure

  • After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients
    (25-Aug-2008)
    Doctors tout drugs called biologics during Psoriasis Awareness Month

  • After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients
    (25-Aug-2008)
    Doctors tout drugs called biologics during Psoriasis Awareness Month

  • DEET Works Because Mosquitoes Hate the Smell
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Research upends theory that repellant masks person's odor and interferes with bugs' senses

  • Skin Cancer Carries Its Own Scent
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Researchers hope to develop noninvasive test to detect malignancies

  • Skin Cancer Carries Its Own Scent
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Researchers hope to develop noninvasive test to detect malignancies

  • Study Lets Teens Sound Off on Acne Therapies
    (18-Aug-2008)
    Most would pay hundreds of dollars to get rid of the problem

  • Moisturizers Spur Skin Cancer in Mouse Study
    (14-Aug-2008)
    Experiments find skin creams boosted rate of cancer growth, number of tumors; experts say human impact unknown.

  • Moisturizers Spur Skin Cancer in Mouse Study
    (14-Aug-2008)
    Experiments find skin creams boosted rate of cancer growth, number of tumors; experts say human impact unknown.

  • Moisturizers Spur Skin Cancer in Mouse Study
    (14-Aug-2008)
    Experiments find skin creams boosted rate of cancer growth, number of tumors; experts say human impact unknown.

  • More Than Temperature Puts Elderly at Risk in Heat
    (10-Aug-2008)
    Medications, lifestyle are also contributing factors to hyperthermia, agency warns

  • B Cells Can Act Alone in Autoimmune Diseases
    (07-Aug-2008)
    Finding points to new interventions to control body's attack on its own healthy tissue

  • Health Tip: Keep Baby From Heat Rash
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Help the infant stay cool and dry

  • Health Tip: Keep Baby From Heat Rash
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Help the infant stay cool and dry

  • Black Henna Tattoo Chemical Can Cause Skin Reaction
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Additive to popular markings puts wearers at risk for allergic dermatitis, eczema, scarring, dermatology group warns.

  • Black Henna Tattoo Chemical Can Cause Skin Reaction
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Additive to popular markings puts wearers at risk for allergic dermatitis, eczema, scarring, dermatology group warns.

  • Protein Gives Doctors New Tool to Detect Melanoma
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Excessive IMP-3, not found in harmless moles, may be key to diagnosis

  • Protein Gives Doctors New Tool to Detect Melanoma
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Excessive IMP-3, not found in harmless moles, may be key to diagnosis

  • Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results
    (22-Jul-2008)
    But study finds that skin discoloration can be common side effect

  • Women More Likely to Have Second Thoughts on Tattoos
    (21-Jul-2008)
    They're much more inclined to have one removed than men, study shows

  • Varicose, Spider Veins May Be Inevitable for Some
    (20-Jul-2008)
    It may seem just cosmetic, but condition can lead to more serious problems, doctor warns

  • Health Tip: Keep Stitches Clean and Dry
    (14-Jul-2008)
    Take care of them properly

  • Are You Getting Burned by Your Sunscreen?
    (13-Jul-2008)
    Many products don't protect against UVA rays, which can cause skin cancer

  • Are You Getting Burned by Your Sunscreen?
    (13-Jul-2008)
    Many products don't protect against UVA rays, which can cause skin cancer

  • Are You Getting Burned by Your Sunscreen?
    (13-Jul-2008)
    Many products don't protect against UVA rays, which can cause skin cancer

  • Are You Getting Burned by Your Sunscreen?
    (13-Jul-2008)
    Many products don't protect against UVA rays, which can cause skin cancer

  • Summer Is Peak Time for Lightning Strikes
    (12-Jul-2008)
    The rule of thumb? 'When thunder roars, go indoors'

  • Health Tip: Take Care of a Rash
    (08-Jul-2008)
    Don't aggravate the skin

  • Health Tip: Take Care of a Rash
    (08-Jul-2008)
    Don't aggravate the skin

  • Thickness, Location Predict Skin Cancer's Spread
    (08-Jul-2008)
    Thicker tumors boost risk almost fivefold, German study finds

  • How to Stay Out of the ER This Summer
    (05-Jul-2008)
    Common sense and caution guarantee outdoor fun stays healthy, expert says

  • Scientists ID New Genes Tied to Crohn's Disease
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Number tripled, and they find a link to other conditions such as asthma, diabetes

  • Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers
    (28-Jun-2008)
    Surgeons group offers tips on how to be footloose and injury-free

  • Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers
    (28-Jun-2008)
    Surgeons group offers tips on how to be footloose and injury-free

  • Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers
    (28-Jun-2008)
    Surgeons group offers tips on how to be footloose and injury-free

  • Cats Can Trigger Eczema in Some Infants
    (25-Jun-2008)
    Babies with a genetic mutation and a cat at home were more likely to develop skin condition before age of 1, study finds

  • Cats Can Trigger Eczema in Some Infants
    (25-Jun-2008)
    Babies with a genetic mutation and a cat at home were more likely to develop skin condition before age of 1, study finds

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Pro Baseball Helps Keep Skin Cancer From Scoring
    (20-Jun-2008)
    New campaign is focused especially on sunscreen-averse teen boys

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Boosts Melanoma Incidence
    (20-Jun-2008)
    Patients treated with methotrexate had a threefold increased risk of disease, report says

  • Pro Baseball Helps Keep Skin Cancer From Scoring
    (20-Jun-2008)
    New campaign is focused especially on sunscreen-averse teen boys

  • Pro Baseball Helps Keep Skin Cancer From Scoring
    (20-Jun-2008)
    New campaign is focused especially on sunscreen-averse teen boys

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Boosts Melanoma Incidence
    (20-Jun-2008)
    Patients treated with methotrexate had a threefold increased risk of disease, report says

  • Pro Baseball Helps Keep Skin Cancer From Scoring
    (20-Jun-2008)
    New campaign is focused especially on sunscreen-averse teen boys

  • Traffic Pollution Puts Kids at Higher Allergy Risk
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Those living closer to busy streets were 50% more likely to develop symptoms

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Lyme Disease
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Steps to help prevent tick bites

  • Health Tip: Pregnancy Affects the Skin
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Here's what may happen

  • Health Tip: Caring for Bug Bites
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Taking the sting out of the sting

  • Beta Blocker May Shrink Infant Hemangiomas
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Blood pressure drug reduced color, size of disfiguring vessel growths, researcher says

  • Blood Cancer Drug Shows Promise Against Lupus
    (09-Jun-2008)
    Experiments with mice found Velcade reduced dangerous autoantibodies

  • With Summer Comes Snake Bites
    (06-Jun-2008)
    Most common in southern climes, with young men most likely victims, experts say

  • Sunlight, Vitamin D May Cut Kids' Diabetes Risk
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Type 1 disease less prevalent in populations living nearer equator, study finds

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Child From Burns
    (02-Jun-2008)
    In the bath and around the house

  • Dermatologists Release Psoriasis Care Guidelines
    (30-May-2008)
    Biologic use is expected to enhance quality of treatment and patient safety

  • Dermatologists Release Psoriasis Care Guidelines
    (30-May-2008)
    Biologic use is expected to enhance quality of treatment and patient safety

  • Dermatologists Release Psoriasis Care Guidelines
    (30-May-2008)
    Biologic use is expected to enhance quality of treatment and patient safety

  • Dermatologists Release Psoriasis Care Guidelines
    (30-May-2008)
    Biologic use is expected to enhance quality of treatment and patient safety

  • Just Like Skin, Eyes Can 'Burn' in Strong Sun
    (25-May-2008)
    Kids, teens more susceptible to sun-related vision damage without proper protection

  • Health Tip: Soothing a Child's Sunburn
    (21-May-2008)
    Help the child feel better

  • Cheaper Earrings More Likely to Contain Nickel
    (17-May-2008)
    But report could not establish safe-limit price as guide for avoiding exposure

  • Cheaper Earrings More Likely to Contain Nickel
    (17-May-2008)
    But report could not establish safe-limit price as guide for avoiding exposure

  • Cheaper Earrings More Likely to Contain Nickel
    (17-May-2008)
    But report could not establish safe-limit price as guide for avoiding exposure

  • Cheaper Earrings More Likely to Contain Nickel
    (17-May-2008)
    But report could not establish safe-limit price as guide for avoiding exposure

  • Drug Works Well for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis
    (16-May-2008)
    Ustekinumab injections every 3 months a more convenient regimen than current therapies

  • Health Tip: Poison Ivy Rash
    (16-May-2008)
    It can cause more than just irritated skin

  • Drug Works Well for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis
    (16-May-2008)
    Ustekinumab injections every 3 months a more convenient regimen than current therapies

  • Acne Drug Prevents Tissue Damage From Emphysema
    (15-May-2008)
    Doxycycline in mice boosts protective protein, too early to see benefit in humans

  • New Laser Approved to Treat Psoriasis
    (15-May-2008)
    And other skin conditions

  • New Laser Approved to Treat Psoriasis
    (15-May-2008)
    And other skin conditions

  • CDC Recommends Shingles Vaccine for Those Over 60
    (15-May-2008)
    ZOSTAVAX could prevent two thirds of shingles cases, expert says

  • Health Tip: Reducing Rosacea
    (13-May-2008)
    Here are factors that can increase redness

  • Outside Workers Least Likely to Get Skin Exams
    (08-May-2008)
    But rest of workforce lax as well in getting checked for cancers caused by sun exposure

  • Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks
    (26-Apr-2008)
    It's the shine that attracts ultraviolet rays, but sunscreen base can help, expert says

  • Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks
    (26-Apr-2008)
    It's the shine that attracts ultraviolet rays, but sunscreen base can help, expert says

  • Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks
    (26-Apr-2008)
    It's the shine that attracts ultraviolet rays, but sunscreen base can help, expert says

  • Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks
    (26-Apr-2008)
    It's the shine that attracts ultraviolet rays, but sunscreen base can help, expert says

  • FDR Might Have Had Melanoma
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Researcher suggests large lesion above his left eyebrow was possibly skin cancer

  • FDR Might Have Had Melanoma
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Researcher suggests large lesion above his left eyebrow was possibly skin cancer

  • Skin Pain, Sensitivity Rises With Migraine
    (23-Apr-2008)
    Almost two-thirds of people with these headaches suffer from skin discomfort, study finds

  • Larger Skin Lesions More Likely to Be Melanoma
    (22-Apr-2008)
    Study backs current skin cancer-screening guidelines

  • Melanomas on Scalp and Neck More Deadly
    (21-Apr-2008)
    Survival rate was lower than with malignancies diagnosed on face, ears, study finds

  • Melanomas on Scalp and Neck More Deadly
    (21-Apr-2008)
    Survival rate was lower than with malignancies diagnosed on face, ears, study finds

  • Melanomas on Scalp and Neck More Deadly
    (21-Apr-2008)
    Survival rate was lower than with malignancies diagnosed on face, ears, study finds

  • Melanomas on Scalp and Neck More Deadly
    (21-Apr-2008)
    Survival rate was lower than with malignancies diagnosed on face, ears, study finds

  • New Psoriasis Pill Appears Effective
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Whether the drug is safe for long-term use hasn't been proved, one expert says

  • New Psoriasis Pill Appears Effective
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Whether the drug is safe for long-term use hasn't been proved, one expert says

  • Gleevec Pushes Advanced Melanoma Into Remission
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Woman's case first showing the cancer may have an Achilles' heel, report suggests

  • New Psoriasis Pill Appears Effective
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Whether the drug is safe for long-term use hasn't been proved, one expert says

  • Health Tip: What Could Be Causing Your Acne?
    (17-Apr-2008)
    Common triggers in women

  • Mice Can Sense Oxygen Through Their Skin
    (17-Apr-2008)
    Finding hints of new treatments for anemia, other diseases that affect red blood cells

  • Drug Proves Effective in Slowing Melanomas
    (15-Apr-2008)
    Riluzole, used to treat Lou Gehrig's disease, inhibits aggressive growth, study finds

  • Health Tip: Battling Bunions
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Be sure to wear the right shoes

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Gator Blood May Be New Source of Antibiotics
    (07-Apr-2008)
    Early research shows proteins from the reptiles can fight off 'superbugs'

  • Injectable Antibiotic Protects Against Lyme Disease in Mice
    (04-Apr-2008)
    Study raises prospect of new treatment for tick-borne diseases in people

  • Psoriasis Poses Danger for More Serious Complications
    (03-Apr-2008)
    At-risk patients need care to avoid heart disease, cancer, task force report says

  • Psoriasis Poses Danger for More Serious Complications
    (03-Apr-2008)
    At-risk patients need care to avoid heart disease, cancer, task force report says

  • Psoriasis Poses Danger for More Serious Complications
    (03-Apr-2008)
    At-risk patients need care to avoid heart disease, cancer, task force report says

  • Health Tip: Have Hives?
    (24-Mar-2008)
    Some common triggers

  • Some Facelift Patients Infected With MRSA 'Superbug'
    (21-Mar-2008)
    Though numbers are small, the trend is worrisome, study says

  • Medical Adhesive Helps Burn Patients
    (20-Mar-2008)
    Artiss approved to attach skin grafts

  • Medical Adhesive Helps Burn Patients
    (20-Mar-2008)
    Artiss approved to attach skin grafts

  • Women at Higher Risk of Abnormal Burn Scars
    (19-Mar-2008)
    Younger patients also more prone, new study finds

  • Health Tip: Treating Head Lice
    (19-Mar-2008)
    Suggestions to get rid of them

  • Health Tip: Sun Safety
    (17-Mar-2008)
    Limit exposure during peak hours

  • Health Tip: Sun Safety
    (17-Mar-2008)
    Limit exposure during peak hours

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases
    (07-Mar-2008)
    When the body begins to attack itself

  • Aromatherapy Falls Short, Study Finds
    (05-Mar-2008)
    It didn't heal wounds, relieve pain or boost immune status

  • Health Tip: A Word About Warts
    (29-Feb-2008)
    What they're all about

  • Health Tip: Watch For Frostbite
    (26-Feb-2008)
    Here's what to do if there are symptoms

  • Health Tip: Don't Get Burned by Hot Water
    (22-Feb-2008)
    Some precautions to consider for kids

  • Allergy Disorders Linked With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (16-Feb-2008)
    Study also found IBS 2 times more likely in people with depression

  • Overabundance of Immune Cells Might Trigger Lupus
    (14-Feb-2008)
    Study spots overactivity of genes that prevent cell death in those with autoimmune disease

  • Natural Secretion Marks Difference Between Ordinary Mole and Melanoma
    (07-Feb-2008)
    IGFBP7 protein may prove a targeted treatment for metastatic cancers, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Use Sunscreen Year-Round
    (28-Jan-2008)
    Not just during summer

  • Health Tip: Use Sunscreen Year-Round
    (28-Jan-2008)
    Not just during summer

  • Allergy Shots Are Effective Treatment for Symptoms
    (26-Jan-2008)
    Immunotherapy works for allergic asthma, rhinitis, conjunctivitis or insect bites

  • Molecule May Trigger Psoriasis
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Study in mice offers hope for new treatment of chronic skin disease

  • Molecule May Trigger Psoriasis
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Study in mice offers hope for new treatment of chronic skin disease

  • Molecule May Trigger Psoriasis
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Study in mice offers hope for new treatment of chronic skin disease

  • Molecule May Trigger Psoriasis
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Study in mice offers hope for new treatment of chronic skin disease

  • Adult Drug Effective in Treating Psoriasis in Children
    (16-Jan-2008)
    Etanercept improved symptoms, quality of life for kids with moderate to severe disease

  • Gay Men More Likely to Contract 'Superbug'
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Sexually active most likely to get highly resistant MRSA strain, study finds

  • Sun Savvy Sadly Lacking Among Americans
    (11-Jan-2008)
    Most people practice risky behaviors while under its glare, study finds

  • Sun Savvy Sadly Lacking Among Americans
    (11-Jan-2008)
    Most people practice risky behaviors while under its glare, study finds

  • Health Tip: Chapped Hands
    (09-Jan-2008)
    Here's how to prevent them

  • Breast-Feeding Seems to Protect Against Some Allergies
    (07-Jan-2008)
    It helps high-risk infants prone to eczema, asthma and food allergies, report suggests

  • Breast-Feeding Seems to Protect Against Some Allergies
    (07-Jan-2008)
    It helps high-risk infants prone to eczema, asthma and food allergies, report suggests

  • 46 Million Americans Suffer From Arthritis
    (04-Jan-2008)
    By 2030, 40% of U.S. adults will have the condition, experts say

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Minor Burn
    (02-Jan-2008)
    Here's what to do

  • Seasonal Safety Tips for Older Adults
    (31-Dec-2007)
    Some seniors have a hard time coping with winter's chill, experts warn

  • Health Tip: Triggers of Acne
    (28-Dec-2007)
    Factors that could increase your risk

  • Health Tip: Teach Yourself to Shave
    (26-Dec-2007)
    Help prevent nicks and cuts

  • Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Death Risk
    (17-Dec-2007)
    During 15-year study, chances of dying were 50% higher

  • Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Death Risk
    (17-Dec-2007)
    During 15-year study, chances of dying were 50% higher

  • Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Death Risk
    (17-Dec-2007)
    During 15-year study, chances of dying were 50% higher

  • Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Death Risk
    (17-Dec-2007)
    During 15-year study, chances of dying were 50% higher

  • Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Death Risk
    (17-Dec-2007)
    During 15-year study, chances of dying were 50% higher

  • Fish Give Clues to Human Skin Color Changes
    (14-Dec-2007)
    A common gene helps species adapt to new environments, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Lips This Winter
    (10-Dec-2007)
    Ways to help prevent chapping

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Lips This Winter
    (10-Dec-2007)
    Ways to help prevent chapping

  • Health Tip: Bruises May Signal Health Problems
    (06-Dec-2007)
    When they are cause for concern

  • Health Tip: Why Do I Bruise Easily?
    (04-Dec-2007)
    Some common causes

  • Health Tip: Dressing for Warmth
    (03-Dec-2007)
    Protect your skin this winter

  • Gene Tweak Reverses Aging in Mouse Skin Cells
    (29-Nov-2007)
    It's a long way from this to a human 'fountain of youth,' however

  • Stress Robs Skin of Antimicrobial Defenses
    (02-Nov-2007)
    Researchers discover how it leads to 'nervous breakdown' in the epidermis

  • Stress Robs Skin of Antimicrobial Defenses
    (02-Nov-2007)
    Researchers discover how it leads to 'nervous breakdown' in the epidermis

  • Little Evidence Silicone Breast Implants Harm Health
    (31-Oct-2007)
    Review of data finds no link to most common illnesses

  • Broccoli May Help Fight Skin Cancer
    (25-Oct-2007)
    Natural compound shields against effects of UV rays

  • Drug-Resistant Staph Infections Reaching Epidemic Levels in Some Parts of U.S.
    (19-Oct-2007)
    CDC official notes southern part of country most affected

  • Health Tip: Minimize Scarring After a Burn
    (17-Oct-2007)
    Steps to help your child heal

  • Health Tip: Tattoos Can Pose Health Risks
    (15-Oct-2007)
    Consider these warnings before getting one

  • Health Tip: Classifying Burns
    (08-Oct-2007)
    What the three degrees mean

  • Lamisil Approved to Treat Ringworm of the Scalp
    (05-Oct-2007)
    Most patients are children

  • New Kidney Disease Can Be Fatal
    (05-Oct-2007)
    Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is linked to MRI exposure, scientists say

  • Better Lupus Treatments on the Horizon
    (28-Sep-2007)
    New technologies are giving patients reason for hope, experts say

  • Doctors See Return of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Handful of AIDS Patients
    (26-Sep-2007)
    The skin cancer, which causes lesions, can be controlled with newer treatments

  • Tissue-Growth Gene Tied to Scleroderma
    (19-Sep-2007)
    Finding is a step towards treating the autoimmune disorder

  • Skin Cooling After Laser Treatment Could Leave Marks
    (18-Sep-2007)
    It raises risks for unsightly blemishes, research shows

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Bruise
    (11-Sep-2007)
    When to see a doctor

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Hemorrhoids
    (06-Sep-2007)
    Eat a fiber-rich diet and get plenty of exercise

  • Health Tip: Preventing a Bunion
    (05-Sep-2007)
    How to treat your feet

  • Genes Boost Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus
    (05-Sep-2007)
    Discoveries could lead to new treatments for autoimmune diseases, scientists say

  • Self-Exams of Feet Can Catch Early Melanoma
    (29-Aug-2007)
    Stay a step ahead of cancer with check for moles, freckles or spots, surgeons' group says

  • Antibacterial Soap Claims Just Don't Wash
    (28-Aug-2007)
    Consumer products no more effective than plain cleansers at preventing infection, study says

  • Antibacterial Soap Claims Just Don't Wash
    (28-Aug-2007)
    Consumer products no more effective than plain cleansers at preventing infection, study says

  • Antibacterial Soap Claims Just Don't Wash
    (28-Aug-2007)
    Consumer products no more effective than plain cleansers at preventing infection, study says

  • Antibacterial Soap Claims Just Don't Wash
    (28-Aug-2007)
    Consumer products no more effective than plain cleansers at preventing infection, study says

  • Health Tip: Excessive Sweating
    (27-Aug-2007)
    How to help control it

  • Lip Balm Use Can Become Addictive
    (24-Aug-2007)
    From expert's mouth to your ears: Be sensible to avoid skin irritation

  • Lip Balm Use Can Become Addictive
    (24-Aug-2007)
    From expert's mouth to your ears: Be sensible to avoid skin irritation

  • Lip Balm Use Can Become Addictive
    (24-Aug-2007)
    From expert's mouth to your ears: Be sensible to avoid skin irritation

  • FDA Proposes New Rules for Sunscreens
    (23-Aug-2007)
    New labeling would indicate UVA protection, not just UVB

  • Melanoma Diagnosis Often Delayed for Rural Poor
    (22-Aug-2007)
    Poverty and distance to specialist makes a difference, study finds

  • Health Tip: Treating Acne Scars
    (21-Aug-2007)
    Several options to consider

  • Health Tip: Keep Bugs at Bay
    (21-Aug-2007)
    Avoid attracting insects that bite

  • Green Tea May Brew Up Healthier Skin
    (20-Aug-2007)
    In mouse study, it eased psoriasis as it lowered inflammation

  • Green Tea May Brew Up Healthier Skin
    (20-Aug-2007)
    In mouse study, it eased psoriasis as it lowered inflammation

  • Health Tip: Treating a Blister
    (14-Aug-2007)
    Prevent infection with proper care

  • Health Tip: Red Face Could be Rosacea
    (31-Jul-2007)
    A ruddy complexion is a common symptom

  • Health Tip: Check Skin for Cancer Signs
    (30-Jul-2007)
    Watch moles for symptoms

  • Tattoos Can Be Troublesome to Remove
    (22-Jul-2007)
    Experts offer tips on picking more easily erased types, locations

  • Health Tip: Prevent Poison Ivy Rash
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Avoid the reaction after exposure

  • Clinicians Clash Over New Lyme Disease Guidelines
    (13-Jul-2007)
    The sticking point is appropriate use of antibiotics -- and for how long

  • Health Tip: Understanding Liver Spots
    (11-Jul-2007)
    Have nothing to do with the liver

  • Genetically Altered Cold Sore Virus Fights Cancer
    (09-Jul-2007)
    Herpes simplex strain showed no side effects in early trial, study says

  • Heat-Related Illnesses Take the Fun Out of Sun
    (07-Jul-2007)
    Using sunscreen, drinking water, covering up are just what the doctor orders

  • Heat-Related Illnesses Take the Fun Out of Sun
    (07-Jul-2007)
    Using sunscreen, drinking water, covering up are just what the doctor orders

  • Heat-Related Illnesses Take the Fun Out of Sun
    (07-Jul-2007)
    Using sunscreen, drinking water, covering up are just what the doctor orders

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Scabies
    (06-Jul-2007)
    It's spread by close contact

  • Generic Lamisil Approved
    (05-Jul-2007)
    Treats fungal nail infections, athlete's foot

  • Most Sunscreens Aren't Up to the Task
    (05-Jul-2007)
    They offer some protection, but you need to take additional steps to avoid skin cancer

  • When It Comes to Fireworks, Leave the Shows to the Pros
    (04-Jul-2007)
    An estimated 10,800 injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in 2005

  • Lupus Treatment Linked to Male Fertility Problems
    (28-Jun-2007)
    Abnormalities in sperm tied to intravenous therapy, study finds

  • Stay Out of Poison Ivy's Way
    (23-Jun-2007)
    But if you do make contact, experts have tips on easing allergy symptoms

  • Stay Out of Poison Ivy's Way
    (23-Jun-2007)
    But if you do make contact, experts have tips on easing allergy symptoms

  • Stay Out of Poison Ivy's Way
    (23-Jun-2007)
    But if you do make contact, experts have tips on easing allergy symptoms

  • Stay Out of Poison Ivy's Way
    (23-Jun-2007)
    But if you do make contact, experts have tips on easing allergy symptoms

  • Stay Out of Poison Ivy's Way
    (23-Jun-2007)
    But if you do make contact, experts have tips on easing allergy symptoms

  • Human Bites Usually Inflicted in Drunken Brawls
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Men are 12 times more prone to these injuries than women, study found

  • Clot-Busting Drug May Help Treat Frostbite
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Easing blood flow avoids amputations, researchers say

  • Long-Term Use of Psoriasis Drug Called Safe
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Enbrel produced no more side effects than a placebo, study says

  • Health Tip: Protect Aging Skin
    (19-Jun-2007)
    It's more prone to injury as you get older

  • Health Tip: Be Careful During Hot Weather
    (18-Jun-2007)
    Protect yourself from heatstroke

  • Health Tip: Understanding Sun Protection Factor
    (15-Jun-2007)
    What SPF really means

  • Health Tip: Lather up With Sunscreen
    (01-Jun-2007)
    And protect your skin

  • Health Tip: Lather up With Sunscreen
    (01-Jun-2007)
    And protect your skin

  • More Americans Suffering Sunburns
    (31-May-2007)
    Too much sun greatly increases skin cancer risk, experts say

  • Rheumatoid Illness, Smoking Can Harm Heart's Aorta
    (29-May-2007)
    And that can increase risks for aneurysm and heart attack, experts warn

  • Vitamin A Lotion May Be Wrinkle-Fighter
    (24-May-2007)
    Skin-building compounds enhanced by retinol use in weekly treatments, study says

  • Vitamin A Lotion May Be Wrinkle-Fighter
    (24-May-2007)
    Skin-building compounds enhanced by retinol use in weekly treatments, study says

  • Vitamin A Lotion May Be Wrinkle-Fighter
    (24-May-2007)
    Skin-building compounds enhanced by retinol use in weekly treatments, study says

  • Gel Made From Patient's Own Blood Aids Healing
    (21-May-2007)
    Topical treatment closed wounds faster, could have post-operative applications

  • Gel Made From Patient's Own Blood Aids Healing
    (21-May-2007)
    Topical treatment closed wounds faster, could have post-operative applications

  • Health Tip: Healing Hemorrhoids
    (16-May-2007)
    Suggestions to ease discomfort

  • Hair Follicles May Regrow After Head Wounds
    (16-May-2007)
    Finding in mice could lead to dermabrasion baldness treatments, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of Problem Skin
    (14-May-2007)
    Ways to help prevent acne

  • Immune System Dysfunction Pinpointed in Melanoma Cases
    (14-May-2007)
    Finding may boost cancer vaccine efforts, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of Problem Skin
    (14-May-2007)
    Ways to help prevent acne

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of Dry Skin
    (09-May-2007)
    Keep the moisture in

  • Washington, NYC America's Most 'Sun-Smart' Cities
    (07-May-2007)
    Chicago residents are worst for warding off skin cancer, survey of cities and states finds

  • Medicaid Patients With Lupus Travel Farther to See Doctors
    (30-Apr-2007)
    Type of healthcare coverage influences access to care, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Removing a Tick
    (26-Apr-2007)
    How to do it safely

  • Dermatologists Best for Melanoma Diagnosis
    (23-Apr-2007)
    Patients survived longer if skin specialist spotted the lesion, study found

  • Health Tip: Soothing a Sunburn
    (19-Apr-2007)
    Suggestions to ease the pain

  • Nerve-Severing Surgery Curbs Excessive Sweating: Study
    (17-Apr-2007)
    Minimally invasive procedure cut signals to glands for sufferers of hyperhidrosis

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Sunburn
    (16-Apr-2007)
    The young and fair-skinned are at greater risk

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Sunburn
    (16-Apr-2007)
    The young and fair-skinned are at greater risk

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Sunburn
    (16-Apr-2007)
    The young and fair-skinned are at greater risk

  • Athletic Trainers See Rise in MRSA Infections: Survey
    (14-Apr-2007)
    Antibiotic-resistant hospital 'superbug' found increasingly in otherwise healthy people

  • Health Tip: About Birthmarks
    (13-Apr-2007)
    Don't ignore changes in size or appearance

  • Antibiotic Ointment Treats Impetigo
    (13-Apr-2007)
    Altabax targets skin infection

  • Health Tip: Treating Psoriasis
    (12-Apr-2007)
    Ways to soothe its red, scaly patches

  • Mediterranean Diet Protects Kids From Allergies: Study
    (05-Apr-2007)
    Fruits, vegetables, nuts helped protect against asthma, skin sensitivity

  • Health Tip: Prevent Burns From a Heating Pad
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Don't use on the same injury for more than 20 minutes

  • Health Tip: Prevent Burns From a Heating Pad
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Don't use on the same injury for more than 20 minutes

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Eczema
    (26-Mar-2007)
    Dry, itchy skin

  • Scientists Pinpoint Gene Behind Autoimmune Diseases
    (21-Mar-2007)
    'Hot signal' on chromosome 17 could be target for therapies against lupus, other disorders

  • Port-Wine Stains Can Return After Laser Treatment
    (21-Mar-2007)
    Decade-long study suggests retreatment may be necessary

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Lice Infestation
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Carefully examine the skin and clothing

  • Stem Cell Finding Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Build-up of dead cells may trigger these illnesses, researchers say

  • Cancer-Fighting Gene Guards Against Sun Damage
    (08-Mar-2007)
    Gene jumpstarts tanning process, which protects against skin cancer

  • Cancer-Fighting Gene Guards Against Sun Damage
    (08-Mar-2007)
    Gene jumpstarts tanning process, which protects against skin cancer

  • Disaster Victims Need Help Taking Pills as Prescribed
    (01-Mar-2007)
    Hurricane Katrina evacuees faced medication shortages, study found

  • Image Concerns Tied to Depression in Arthritis, Lupus Patients
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Study suggests counseling can minimize fear of deformities, physical limitations

  • Mouse Study Sheds Light on Lupus-Linked Depression
    (27-Feb-2007)
    An "auto-antibody" may impact brain function, research shows

  • Health Tip: Prevent Diaper Rash
    (27-Feb-2007)
    Change them frequently

  • Shoddy Cosmetic Procedures Can Leave Lasting Damage
    (26-Feb-2007)
    Asking the right questions beforehand can prevent a lifetime of harm, experts say

  • 'Plasma' Technique a New Wrinkle-Fighter
    (20-Feb-2007)
    Device improves appearance with faster healing time, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Disorders
    (14-Feb-2007)
    When the immune system attacks the body

  • New Drug Helps Ease Psoriasis
    (13-Feb-2007)
    75% of those taking Humira had better skin clearance, study finds

  • New Drug Helps Ease Psoriasis
    (13-Feb-2007)
    75% of those taking Humira had better skin clearance, study finds

  • New Drug Helps Ease Psoriasis
    (13-Feb-2007)
    75% of those taking Humira had better skin clearance, study finds

  • New Drug Helps Ease Psoriasis
    (13-Feb-2007)
    75% of those taking Humira had better skin clearance, study finds

  • New Drug Helps Ease Psoriasis
    (13-Feb-2007)
    75% of those taking Humira had better skin clearance, study finds

  • Experimental Psoriasis Drug Produces Impressive Results
    (07-Feb-2007)
    In some cases, gains lasted six months after just one injection, researchers report

  • Psoriasis Often Goes Untreated: Survey
    (02-Feb-2007)
    The poll also found links between low income, worsening disease

  • Psoriasis Often Goes Untreated: Survey
    (02-Feb-2007)
    The poll also found links between low income, worsening disease

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of a Toenail Infection
    (29-Jan-2007)
    Thick, discolored nails should be treated

  • A Little Sun Might Shield Against Skin Cancer
    (29-Jan-2007)
    In moderation, it may mobilize disease-fighting vitamin D, scientists say

  • Scientists Spot Key Autoimmune Disease Genes
    (22-Jan-2007)
    Discovery could unlock secrets to lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, even cancer, experts say

  • Winter Skin Care Tips Soften Season's Bite
    (21-Jan-2007)
    Simple precautions can keep you in the pink, dermatologist says

  • Winter Skin Care Tips Soften Season's Bite
    (21-Jan-2007)
    Simple precautions can keep you in the pink, dermatologist says

  • Winter Skin Care Tips Soften Season's Bite
    (21-Jan-2007)
    Simple precautions can keep you in the pink, dermatologist says

  • Winter Skin Care Tips Soften Season's Bite
    (21-Jan-2007)
    Simple precautions can keep you in the pink, dermatologist says

  • Winter Skin Care Tips Soften Season's Bite
    (21-Jan-2007)
    Simple precautions can keep you in the pink, dermatologist says

  • Health Tip: Spot a Suspicious Mole
    (15-Jan-2007)
    Signs that you should see a doctor

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Contact Dermatitis
    (10-Jan-2007)
    A reaction to contact with certain substances

  • Genetically Altered Cells Show Promise for Burn Patients
    (09-Jan-2007)
    Cultured skin graft therapy may prove to be alternative infection-control method, study says

  • Health Tip: Prevent Wrinkles
    (09-Jan-2007)
    Help keep your skin young and healthy

  • Health Tip: Keep Skin Moist
    (08-Jan-2007)
    Especially during winter

  • Health Tip: If You Have a Bruise
    (03-Jan-2007)
    Be aware of symptoms that could indicate a more serious condition

  • Virtual Reality Soothes Young Burn Patients
    (28-Dec-2006)
    High-tech game designed to distract kids during daily, painful treatments

  • Health Tip: Why My Baby's Skin Has a Yellow Tint
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Causes of infant jaundice

  • Tea Soothes Skin Damage Linked to Cancer Treatment
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Extracts speed healing of radiation-related injury, researchers report

  • Lupus Biomarkers Discovered
    (11-Nov-2006)
    Finding could lead to new ways to diagnose or possibly treat the disease

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of Eczema
    (08-Nov-2006)
    How to prevent outbreaks

  • Health Tip: Fireplace Safety
    (06-Nov-2006)
    Suggestions to prevent home fires

  • Health Tip: Sensitive Skin?
    (06-Nov-2006)
    Here's how to prevent irritation

  • Hot Air Spells Death for Head Lice
    (06-Nov-2006)
    New device exterminates the bugs and their eggs, developers say

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Frostbite
    (01-Nov-2006)
    When to call the doctor

  • Dual Drug Therapy Effective Against Pemphigus Vulgaris
    (26-Oct-2006)
    Therapy sends devastating skin condition into remission, study found

  • Health Tip: Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite
    (25-Oct-2006)
    How to rid your home of the pesky bugs

  • U.S. Panel Backs Shingles Vaccine
    (25-Oct-2006)
    People 60 and older would be inoculated against blistering skin disease

  • New Hemorrhoid Therapy Comes With Risk
    (20-Oct-2006)
    'Stapling' boosts odds of recurrence compared to conventional surgery, study finds

  • Health Tip: Allergic to Latex?
    (19-Oct-2006)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Lips
    (11-Oct-2006)
    Prevent painful chapping

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Lips
    (11-Oct-2006)
    Prevent painful chapping

  • Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack
    (10-Oct-2006)
    Younger patients with more severe disease face highest odds, study finds

  • Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack
    (10-Oct-2006)
    Younger patients with more severe disease face highest odds, study finds

  • Health Tip: Treating Plantar Warts
    (05-Oct-2006)
    They can be very painful

  • No Need for Shame With Head Lice
    (29-Sep-2006)
    But simple steps can protect your child -- and you

  • Health Tip: Spreading Staph Infections
    (29-Sep-2006)
    How to minimize your risk

  • Lymph Node Test Helps Fight Melanoma
    (27-Sep-2006)
    'Sentinel' nodes help doctors spot the cancer's spread

  • Drug May Prove a New Weapon Against Psoriasis
    (20-Sep-2006)
    Anti-inflammatory pimecrolimus performs well in trial

  • Drug May Prove a New Weapon Against Psoriasis
    (20-Sep-2006)
    Anti-inflammatory pimecrolimus performs well in trial

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Ringworm
    (19-Sep-2006)
    It's a fungus, not a worm

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Ringworm
    (19-Sep-2006)
    It's a fungus, not a worm

  • Tanning Still in Style With U.S. Teens
    (16-Sep-2006)
    Messages about skin cancer are having little impact, survey shows

  • Health Tip: After a Snake Bite
    (14-Sep-2006)
    Get medical help immediately

  • Spleen Cells May Prove Effective Target for Lupus Treatment
    (14-Sep-2006)
    Researchers discover the organ is origin of the disease in 'transgenic' mice

  • Eczema, Hay Fever Stabilizing in U.K.
    (07-Sep-2006)
    But hospital admissions for serious reactions have risen, researchers warn

  • Research Yields Clues to Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2006)
    Cellular targets could lead to treatments, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Soothe the Itch of Hives
    (22-Aug-2006)
    How to stay comfortable until they go away

  • Few Studies Done on Preventing Bed Sores
    (22-Aug-2006)
    Canadian report finds meager treatment evaluations for common ailment costing billions

  • Good Parenting Can Cut Kids' Sunburn Risk
    (22-Aug-2006)
    When attentive moms and dads teach safer behaviors, kids have better time outdoors

  • Accutane Shows Strong Link to Higher Cholesterol
    (21-Aug-2006)
    Four in 10 users of the acne drug had a rise in blood fats, study found

  • Accutane Shows Strong Link to Higher Cholesterol
    (21-Aug-2006)
    Four in 10 users of the acne drug had a rise in blood fats, study found

  • Health Tip: Seniors Tend to Bruise Easily
    (18-Aug-2006)
    Sun damage and age weaken the veins

  • What Does That SPF in Sunscreen Really Mean?
    (18-Aug-2006)
    Experts say many people overestimate how much protection sunscreens provide

  • What Does That SPF in Sunscreen Really Mean?
    (18-Aug-2006)
    Experts say many people overestimate how much protection sunscreens provide

  • What Does That SPF in Sunscreen Really Mean?
    (18-Aug-2006)
    Experts say many people overestimate how much protection sunscreens provide

  • Immune Cell Insights Could Fight Arthritis, Lupus
    (11-Aug-2006)
    Researchers pinpoint birthplace of regulatory T cells

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Fingernails
    (08-Aug-2006)
    Broken skin around a nail may lead to infection

  • Hygiene Key to Avoiding Nail Fungus Infections
    (06-Aug-2006)
    Some spas and salons fail to practice good sanitation, so you should, group says

  • Hygiene Key to Avoiding Nail Fungus Infections
    (06-Aug-2006)
    Some spas and salons fail to practice good sanitation, so you should, group says

  • Top 10 Causes of Contact Dermatitis
    (05-Aug-2006)
    Common substances found in jewelry, perfume and home products may disagree with your skin

  • Top 10 Causes of Contact Dermatitis
    (05-Aug-2006)
    Common substances found in jewelry, perfume and home products may disagree with your skin

  • Top 10 Causes of Contact Dermatitis
    (05-Aug-2006)
    Common substances found in jewelry, perfume and home products may disagree with your skin

  • More Than Half of Elderly Report Sleep Problems
    (31-Jul-2006)
    But simple lifestyle changes can improve rest, researcher says

  • Xolegel Treats Seborrheic Dermatitis
    (31-Jul-2006)
    Once-daily application

  • Health Tip: Worried About Warts?
    (31-Jul-2006)
    They're contagious, viral infections

  • 'Prebiotic' Reduces Risk of Eczema in Infants
    (27-Jul-2006)
    High-risk babies who drank formula containing supplement fared better

  • 'Thread Lift' a Low-Risk Alternative to Face Lift
    (27-Jul-2006)
    In the outpatient technique, a thread under the skin pulls up sagging tissue

  • Health Tip: Addressing Acne
    (26-Jul-2006)
    Hormonal changes and heredity are prime contributors

  • New Sunscreen Promises More Protection
    (25-Jul-2006)
    But the lotion won't change the rules on warding off skin cancer, experts say

  • Anthelios OTC Sunscreen Approved in U.S.
    (24-Jul-2006)
    Contains novel UVA-blocking ingredient

  • Swat Out the Ouch
    (23-Jul-2006)
    New tips offer relief for insect bites

  • Mapping the Back Helps Patients Beat Skin Cancer
    (20-Jul-2006)
    Keeping track of blemishes spots melanoma early, experts say

  • Study Compares Psoriasis Treatments
    (17-Jul-2006)
    Drug plus UV-A radiation comes out on top, researchers say

  • Guidelines Could Reduce Skin Cancer Over-Diagnosis
    (17-Jul-2006)
    New rules separate out normal pigment cells from deadly melanomas

  • West Nile Laying Low, So Far
    (14-Jul-2006)
    Officials predict more infections as summer heats up

  • Melanoma Education Protects Patients' Siblings
    (12-Jul-2006)
    Brothers, sisters of people with skin cancer are at much higher odds for the disease, experts say

  • Get All the Buzz on Bug Bites
    (08-Jul-2006)
    New tips on how to prevent, and treat, irritating insect bites

  • Get All the Buzz on Bug Bites
    (08-Jul-2006)
    New tips on how to prevent, and treat, irritating insect bites

  • When Fireworks Injure, It's Kids Who Pay the Price
    (03-Jul-2006)
    Approximately 85,800 children were hurt between 1990 and 2003, study finds

  • Think Safety First on the Fourth
    (02-Jul-2006)
    Fireworks injuries are an unwanted part of Independence Day celebrations

  • Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Protection
    (23-Jun-2006)
    American Academy of Ophthalmology issues safety tips for summer

  • Campaign Helps Hispanics Enjoy a Healthy Summer
    (21-Jun-2006)
    Free helpline will answer questions about summer safety

  • Extra Wrinkles a Bad Sign for Smokers
    (14-Jun-2006)
    They may point to a heightened risk for lung disease, study suggests

  • Patch May Conquer Canker Sores in Hours
    (09-Jun-2006)
    Maker says it cuts healing time to less than a day

  • Health Tip: Scleroderma Characterized by Hardening of the Skin
    (06-Jun-2006)
    Women develop it more than men

  • Health Tip: Prevent Mosquito Bites
    (02-Jun-2006)
    And avoid disease

  • Health Tip: Save Your Feet From Blisters
    (02-Jun-2006)
    Taping the area can prevent them

  • Health Tip: Baby Acne Probably Won't Need Treatment
    (01-Jun-2006)
    It usually clears up on its own

  • Low Iron Could Help Spur Baldness
    (31-May-2006)
    Review of the science suggests a link, experts say

  • Poison Ivy Getting Meaner
    (30-May-2006)
    As CO2 levels rise, the plant will become more abundant and toxic, study suggests

  • Poison Ivy Getting Meaner
    (30-May-2006)
    As CO2 levels rise, the plant will become more abundant and toxic, study suggests

  • Good Communication Key to Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
    (26-May-2006)
    It builds trust between doctor and patient, study finds

  • Health Tip: Soothing a Bee Sting
    (22-May-2006)
    Calm your child first

  • Baby's Rash May Predict Skin Ailment
    (17-May-2006)
    Outbreaks on arms and joints could point to atopic dermatitis later on, study finds

  • Topical Gels Alone May Control Severe Acne
    (15-May-2006)
    Antibiotics might only be needed over short-term, new studies find

  • Topical Gels Alone May Control Severe Acne
    (15-May-2006)
    Antibiotics might only be needed over short-term, new studies find

  • Think You're Sun-Savvy? Check Here
    (13-May-2006)
    Simple quiz dispels typical tanning myths

  • Hispanic Farmworkers at High Risk for Skin Disease
    (12-May-2006)
    Better education and access to hygienic facilities could help, experts say

  • Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice
    (11-May-2006)
    A common problem for school-age children

  • Health Tip: Prevent Hemorrhoids
    (08-May-2006)
    Get more fiber in your diet

  • Health Tip: Hives Signal an Allergic Reaction
    (04-May-2006)
    Foods and medicines often are triggers

  • Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis
    (02-May-2006)
    Know what can trigger your symptoms

  • Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis
    (02-May-2006)
    Know what can trigger your symptoms

  • Health Tip: Treating a Burn
    (25-Apr-2006)
    Keep the area clean and protected

  • Health Tip: Treating a Burn
    (25-Apr-2006)
    Keep the area clean and protected

  • Needling Away Wrinkles
    (16-Apr-2006)
    Facial acupuncture gives Botox a run for its money, advocates say

  • Experts Push for Rosacea Awareness
    (15-Apr-2006)
    The troubling facial skin condition affects millions

  • Laser Might Zap Away Zits for Good
    (14-Apr-2006)
    Treatment spares skin while targeting acne-linked glands

  • Laser Might Zap Away Zits for Good
    (14-Apr-2006)
    Treatment spares skin while targeting acne-linked glands

  • Health Tip: Prevent Athlete's Foot
    (13-Apr-2006)
    It's often spread in public showers and pools

  • Health Tip: Be a Safe Gardener
    (12-Apr-2006)
    Protect yourself from insect bites and too much sun

  • Health Tip: Be a Safe Gardener
    (12-Apr-2006)
    Protect yourself from insect bites and too much sun

  • Health Tip: Controlling Your Rosacea
    (11-Apr-2006)
    A skin care regimen can help

  • Laser Therapy Treats Acne Scars
    (05-Apr-2006)
    Already approved for sun-damaged skin

  • Health Tip: Prevent Infection of Your New Tattoo
    (05-Apr-2006)
    Keep the area clean and covered

  • Laser Therapy Treats Acne Scars
    (05-Apr-2006)
    Already approved for sun-damaged skin

  • Health Tip: Apply Sunscreen the Right Way
    (05-Apr-2006)
    Reapply often, and wear it whenever you're in the sun

  • Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy
    (29-Mar-2006)
    How to soothe the itchy rash

  • Scientists Spot Psoriasis Gene
    (22-Mar-2006)
    Finding might lead to treatments for the troubling skin condition

  • Health Tip: Eczema Uncomfortable But Not Dangerous
    (21-Mar-2006)
    Often associated with allergies and asthma

  • On-The-Job Hand Eczema Takes Heavy Toll
    (21-Mar-2006)
    Workplace irritants can lead to sick days, unemployment, study finds

  • Propecia May Help Restore Hair Loss in Women
    (21-Mar-2006)
    Adding baldness drug to oral contraceptives spurred hair regrowth, study found

  • Health Tip: The Mystery of Lupus
    (09-Mar-2006)
    It's unclear why the immune system attacks the body's own tissues

  • Mystery Rash? Go for the Gold
    (09-Mar-2006)
    The metal is near the top of a list of likely allergens

  • Antifungal Treatment Wins FDA Approval
    (21-Feb-2006)
    Eraxis fights deadly blood infections common at hospitals

  • Genes Dictate Response to Lupus Drugs
    (13-Feb-2006)
    Key mutations boost effectiveness of medicines that also fight malaria, study finds

  • Health Tip: Prevent Bath Water Burns
    (06-Feb-2006)
    How to keep your child safe

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From the Sun
    (06-Feb-2006)
    Exposure can cause corneal sunburn

  • Health Tip: What's Lichen Planus?
    (02-Feb-2006)
    A rare skin condition that could cause pain and itching

  • Health Tip: Understanding Neurofibromatosis
    (01-Feb-2006)
    A relatively rare disorder

  • Health Tip: Strawberry Birthmarks
    (01-Feb-2006)
    Doctor should evaluate them to prevent problems

  • Stem Cell Transplant Fights Lupus
    (31-Jan-2006)
    It's a last resort for patients who aren't helped by other treatments

  • De-Winterize Your Skin
    (29-Jan-2006)
    Simple steps can ward off seasonal dryness

  • Corticosteroids Can Contribute to Osteoporosis
    (19-Jan-2006)
    Patients taking the drugs need treatment to prevent the bone-thinning disease, study says

  • Health Tip: Shingles Most Common in Elderly
    (19-Jan-2006)
    Painful condition can last a long time

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Melasme
    (12-Jan-2006)
    Sunscreen may help prevent the skin condition

  • This Winter, Save Your Skin
    (08-Jan-2006)
    Moisturizers, sun block and gloves offer protection, expert says

  • Smoking May Make Psoriasis Worse
    (22-Dec-2005)
    People with the disorder also tend to be obese, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Don't Let The Cold Bite You
    (15-Dec-2005)
    Wear protective clothing and stay active to ward off frostbite

  • Many Women With Lupus Can Safely Use the Pill: Study
    (14-Dec-2005)
    Findings run counter to conventional wisdom

  • Psoriasis Drug May Also Fight Depression
    (14-Dec-2005)
    But relief from skin condition may explain improvement, one expert says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Skin Against Winter Weather
    (09-Dec-2005)
    Moisturize and use sunscreen to combat the cold and wind's effects

  • Health Tip: Prickly Heat Can Happen in Winter
    (25-Nov-2005)
    It's important to stay cool and dry

  • Drug Fights Lupus-Linked Kidney Disease
    (23-Nov-2005)
    CellCept could be the first drug approved for lupus in over 30 years, researchers say

  • Epilepsy Drug Could Fight Lupus
    (17-Nov-2005)
    Valproic acid shows promise in mouse study

  • Genes Could Point to Lupus Severity
    (16-Nov-2005)
    Right now there's no good way of assessing who's most at risk, experts say

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Raise Pregnancy Risks
    (15-Nov-2005)
    Study suggests obstetricians closely monitor women with these conditions

  • Health Tip: Acne Isn't Just for Adults Anymore
    (08-Nov-2005)
    Babies can suffer, too

  • Cancer Drug Could Fight Scleroderma
    (02-Nov-2005)
    Researchers also uncover important clues to the disease's origins

  • Health Tip: Care For Skin After Getting Tattoos
    (02-Nov-2005)
    Apply a bandage and use ointments

  • Health Tip: Vitiligo Causes White Skin Patches
    (27-Oct-2005)
    Makeup, repigmentation therapy can help

  • Mechanism Behind Autoimmune Diseases Found
    (21-Oct-2005)
    Triggering of harmful immune B cells starts inflammatory process, researchers say

  • Pregnant Women Not Using Acne Drug Properly: Study
    (14-Oct-2005)
    Patients, doctors aren't taking precautions to prevent birth defects, researchers say

  • Drug Proves Effective Against Psoriasis
    (13-Oct-2005)
    Remicade also produces lasting results, study finds

  • Health Tip: Scabies Is Highly Contagious
    (12-Oct-2005)
    Exposed groups should be treated at the same time

  • Health Tip: Cold Winter Causes Chapped Hands
    (12-Oct-2005)
    Lotions should help symptoms

  • Health Tip: Hiding Ugly Scars
    (11-Oct-2005)
    Here are some options

  • Health Tip: Athletes Can Avoid Skin Infections
    (28-Sep-2005)
    Contact sports can increase risk

  • Health Tip: Treating Ringworm
    (20-Sep-2005)
    Avoid scratching

  • Health Tip: Tanning Lamps Can Harm Your Skin
    (20-Sep-2005)
    Here are ways to minimize your risk

  • Long-Term Antibiotic Use May Raise Cold, Flu Risk
    (19-Sep-2005)
    In acne patients, use doubled odds for upper respiratory tract infection

  • Health Tip: Managing Psoriasis
    (29-Aug-2005)
    Avoid long, hot showers

  • Health Tip: Managing Psoriasis
    (29-Aug-2005)
    Avoid long, hot showers

  • Gene Discovery Gives Clues to Immune Dysfunction
    (24-Aug-2005)
    Material called RNA plays key role in the body's defenses, researchers say

  • Fetal Skin Grafts Speed Burn Healing
    (17-Aug-2005)
    One sample can create millions of grafts, a new study says

  • Fetal Skin Grafts Speed Burn Healing
    (17-Aug-2005)
    One sample can create millions of grafts, a new study says

  • When Tanning Becomes an Addiction
    (16-Aug-2005)
    Sunbathing is a dangerous compulsion for some, study suggests

  • New Therapies Offer New Hope for Psoriasis Sufferers
    (14-Aug-2005)
    Biologic drugs resemble 'laser-guided missiles,' compared to 'big bomb' medicines of past

  • New Therapies Offer New Hope for Psoriasis Sufferers
    (14-Aug-2005)
    Biologic drugs resemble 'laser-guided missiles,' compared to 'big bomb' medicines of past

  • FDA Approves Accutane Registration Program
    (12-Aug-2005)
    Distributors, doctors and patients must sign up to get the acne drug

  • Combing for Head Lice
    (05-Aug-2005)
    Study finds it's a more effective treatment than over-the-counter chemicals

  • Staying Away From West Nile Virus
    (30-Jul-2005)
    Simple steps can reduce your risk of being bitten and infected

  • Botox Fights Excess Sweating
    (22-Jul-2005)
    Trial results show promise against a common disorder

  • Creams Combat Basal Cell Skin Cancers
    (22-Jul-2005)
    Two new treatments help clear up these nonlethal lesions

  • Health Tip: Prevent Bath Water Burns
    (04-JUL-2005)
    How to keep your child safe

  • This Holiday Weekend, Leave Fireworks to the Pros
    (02-JUL-2005)
    Thousands of Americans are injured each year by backyard firecrackers, sparklers

  • A Puzzling Disease With No Known Cure
    (28-JUN-2005)
    Scleroderma's symptoms can range from hardened skin to damaged internal organs

  • HRT Won't Worsen Lupus Symptoms
    (21-JUN-2005)
    Short-term therapy was effective in menopausal women with autoimmune disease

  • Deadliest Skin Cancer Often Missed
    (20-JUN-2005)
    Better awareness needed for early diagnosis, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Be Wise About Summertime Exercise
    (20-JUN-2005)
    Don't let the heat hamper your workout

  • Taking a Bite Out of Disease-Bearing Mosquitoes
    (15-JUN-2005)
    Tulane researcher seeks to build a better bug trap

  • Health Tip: Taking Care of Blisters
    (15-JUN-2005)
    Pay attention, or they could become infected

  • Cancer Drug Also Fights Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-JUN-2005)
    Immune-targeted rituximab shows good results in two trials

  • Even Kids Aren't Safe From Skin Cancer
    (28-MAY-2005)
    One bad burn can have dangerous consequences years later, experts say

  • Even Kids Aren't Safe From Skin Cancer
    (28-MAY-2005)
    One bad burn can have dangerous consequences years later, experts say

  • Health Tip: What to Watch Out For in Tanning Booths
    (25-MAY-2005)
    Enter at your own risk

  • Cancer Drug Helps Scleroderma Patients
    (24-MAY-2005)
    They report fewer breathing problems, more energy, study finds

  • High-Risk Types Not Heeding Skin Cancer Warnings
    (20-MAY-2005)
    Prevention is key, since there's been little progress in melanoma treatment

  • Health Tip: Keeping Skin Moist
    (18-MAY-2005)
    Ways to maintain that outer glow

  • Study: Acne Treatment Won't Trigger Depression
    (16-MAY-2005)
    Accutane may even improve mood for some teens, study finds

  • Health Tip: Protecting Yourself from the Sun
    (13-MAY-2005)
    Tips for keeping your skin healthy

  • Health Tip: Facing Acne
    (11-MAY-2005)
    It doesn't only affect teens

  • Health Tip: Facing Acne
    (11-MAY-2005)
    It doesn't only affect teens

  • Health Tip: Practice Safe Grilling
    (09-MAY-2005)
    Whether gas or charcoal, safety comes first

  • Gene Marker May Improve Lupus Care
    (05-MAY-2005)
    Sicker patients express certain genes at higher level, study finds

  • Health Tip: 'Bee-ing' Aware of Summer's Sting
    (04-MAY-2005)
    Ways to avoid insect bites

  • Cell Therapy Targets Gum Disease, Stretch Marks
    (04-MAY-2005)
    Special dermal-layer cells might even regrow hair, company says

  • Piercing Ears Early Lowers Risk of Keloids
    (02-MAY-2005)
    Doing it before age 11 better, new study finds

  • Rosacea Affects Most People in Multiple Ways
    (29-APR-2005)
    Early treatment urged for chronic facial disorder

  • U.S. Adds New Mosquito Repellents
    (28-APR-2005)
    Guidelines to now include two additional ingredients

  • Key Player in Inflammation Found
    (27-APR-2005)
    Protein stops autoimmune response before damage is done

  • Health Tip: Itching for Skin Care?
    (27-APR-2005)
    A dermatologist can help

  • Actor James Garner Heads Up New Lupus Campaign
    (16-APR-2005)
    Rockford Files star's daughter afflicted with the disease

  • Health Tip: Suspicious Moles
    (13-APR-2005)
    A mark of beauty or cancer?

  • Epstein-Barr Virus May Boost Lupus Risk in Blacks
    (07-APR-2005)
    Genetic differences can also play a role, study finds

  • Skin Problems Common With Certain Arthritis Drugs
    (07-APR-2005)
    In study, many discontinued using TNF-alpha blocker medications

  • Health Tip: Got Rosacea?
    (31-MAR-2005)
    How to prevent an outbreak

  • Health Tip: Got Rosacea?
    (31-MAR-2005)
    How to prevent an outbreak

  • Exercise Can Heighten Rosacea Effect
    (25-MAR-2005)
    But altering workout helps keep symptoms at bay, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Preventing Burns in the Home
    (23-MAR-2005)
    ... From the yard to the car

  • Wrinkle Fears May Help Prevent Skin Cancer
    (22-MAR-2005)
    Young people responded to photos showing sun-linked skin aging, researchers note

  • Health Tip: Treating Painful Hemorrhoids
    (21-MAR-2005)
    Sometimes, a change in diet can help

  • Protein Key to Skin Cancer Spread Found
    (17-MAR-2005)
    Researchers say it's a possible target for treatment

  • Researchers Test for Toxic Tattoos
    (14-MAR-2005)
    Metals in ink might pose real harm, they say

  • Health Tip: Prevent Latex Reactions
    (11-MAR-2005)
    Symptoms are avoidable

  • Maggots Make Move to Mainstream Medicine
    (04-MAR-2005)
    Experts say critters help doctors heal stubborn leg, foot wounds faster

  • Virtual Reality Lets Children Escape Pain
    (03-MAR-2005)
    Taking a break from reality eases burn treatment, study finds

  • Health Tip: Fungal Infections
    (02-MAR-2005)
    'Nail 'em' before they start

  • Winter Weather Drying Your Skin?
    (27-FEB-2005)
    the problem

  • Winter Weather Drying Your Skin?
    (27-FEB-2005)
    the problem

  • Winter Weather Drying Your Skin?
    (27-FEB-2005)
    the problem

  • Ibuprofen Controversy Continues After Pain Drug Hearings
    (24-FEB-2005)
    Group says some children suffer rare, deadly syndrome after taking it

  • Health Tip: Dry Skin, Allergy or Something More Serious?
    (18-FEB-2005)
    How to recognize psoriasis

  • Health Tip: Dry Skin, Allergy or Something More Serious?
    (18-FEB-2005)
    How to recognize psoriasis

  • Health Tip: Steps to Prevent Lice
    (17-FEB-2005)
    Weekly inspections are most important

  • Sun Can Show a Cancer Benefit
    (01-FEB-2005)
    Studies showed increased survival rates for melanoma, protection against type of lymphoma

  • Sun Can Show a Cancer Benefit
    (01-FEB-2005)
    Studies showed increased survival rates for melanoma, protection against type of lymphoma

  • Researchers Prevent Lupus in Mice
    (27-JAN-2005)
    Strengthening 'gatekeeper' receptor staved off disease, study says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Skin From Winter
    (27-JAN-2005)
    Some easy suggestions

  • Health Tip: 'Alcohol-Free' Products May Not Be
    (25-JAN-2005)
    FDA clears up labeling confusion

  • Cooking Fires Leading Cause of Home Blazes
    (23-JAN-2005)
    They're responsible for hundreds of deaths, millions in damage

  • Shield Your Skin From Winter Sun
    (08-JAN-2005)
    Slather on sunscreen before you hit the slopes

  • Shield Your Skin From Winter Sun
    (08-JAN-2005)
    Slather on sunscreen before you hit the slopes

  • Bacterial Outbreak Tied to Wound Cleaning
    (22-DEC-2004)
    Hospital device infected patients, study says

  • Home Care for Hand Eczema Works Best
    (20-DEC-2004)
    Regimen bears better results than hospital treatment

  • Home Care for Hand Eczema Works Best
    (20-DEC-2004)
    Regimen bears better results than hospital treatment

  • Over-the-Counter Treatments Effective Against Acne
    (17-DEC-2004)
    They work as well as antibiotics and cost less, study finds

  • Dry Hands Could Mean Eczema
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Constant itching may point to larger problem, experts say

  • Gene Family May Be to Blame for Lupus
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Finding might lead to more tailored treatments for patients, researchers say

  • Smoking Slows Healing
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Study outlines how habit affects skin repair in wounds

  • Dry Hands Could Mean Eczema
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Constant itching may point to larger problem, experts say

  • Smoking Slows Healing
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Study outlines how habit affects skin repair in wounds

  • Dry Hands Could Mean Eczema
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Constant itching may point to larger problem, experts say

  • Over-the-Counter Treatments Effective Against Acne
    (17-DEC-2004)
    They work as well as antibiotics and cost less, study finds

  • Two New Psoriasis Treatments May Be Ready for Human Testing
    (16-DEC-2004)
    Lab studies show promise for different approaches

  • Duct Tape Patches Up Warts
    (09-DEC-2004)
    It's one of many ways to rid yourself of unsightly growths

  • Duct Tape Patches Up Warts
    (09-DEC-2004)
    It's one of many ways to rid yourself of unsightly growths

  • Health Tip: Don't Squeeze a Boil
    (08-DEC-2004)
    It could spread the infection

  • Addition Urged for Melanoma Memory Device
    (07-DEC-2004)
    Know your ABCDEs to detect cancer, researchers suggest

  • Keep Skin Soft During Dry Winter Months
    (05-DEC-2004)
    Some tips on how to deal with itchiness

  • Keep Skin Soft During Dry Winter Months
    (05-DEC-2004)
    Some tips on how to deal with itchiness

  • Keep Skin Soft During Dry Winter Months
    (05-DEC-2004)
    Some tips on how to deal with itchiness

  • Young Kids Listen to Sun Protection Advice
    (03-DEC-2004)
    Study finds programs at sunny spots also work for adults

  • Young Kids Listen to Sun Protection Advice
    (03-DEC-2004)
    Study finds programs at sunny spots also work for adults

  • FDA Tightens Restrictions on Accutane
    (23-NOV-2004)
    Approves registry to protect women of childbearing age

  • Health Tip: Treat Frostbite
    (15-NOV-2004)
    Some important do's and don'ts

  • Health Tip: How Dry I Am
    (10-NOV-2004)
    Suggestions to combat itchy skin

  • Health Tip: Declaring War on Warts
    (05-NOV-2004)
    Ways to get rid of them

  • Bee Venom May Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-NOV-2004)
    Blocks genes that cause tissue swelling, study says

  • Lupus Biomarkers Identified
    (04-NOV-2004)
    Finding could lead to earlier, more accurate diagnosis of the autoimmune disease

  • Health Tip: Avoid Too Much Sun
    (03-NOV-2004)
    You can postpone skin 'aging'

  • Health Tip: Avoid Too Much Sun
    (03-NOV-2004)
    You can postpone skin 'aging'

  • Health Tip: Life Without Liver Spots
    (29-OCT-2004)
    Your doctor can get rid of them

  • Health Tip: Handling Burns
    (21-OCT-2004)
    What to do in an emergency

  • New Treatment for Lupus Found
    (18-OCT-2004)
    Drug works on most common form of the disease with few side effects

  • Laser Zaps Sun Damage
    (15-OCT-2004)
    New treatment resurfaces skin, removing wrinkles, discoloration

  • Laser Zaps Sun Damage
    (15-OCT-2004)
    New treatment resurfaces skin, removing wrinkles, discoloration

  • Smell Behind Sweat Uncovered
    (13-OCT-2004)
    Researchers identify ingredients in perspiration that lead to body odor

  • Health Tip: Fight Chapped Lips
    (08-OCT-2004)
    Most important: don't lick them

  • AIDS Drugs May Damage Skin
    (05-OCT-2004)
    Dideoxynucleosides may deaden nerves, cause pain or numbness

  • Brain Damage May Hold Key to Gulf War Syndrome
    (04-OCT-2004)
    Finding might lead to treatments for thousands of veterans, study suggests

  • Doctors Can Be Sentinels for Elder Abuse
    (30-SEP-2004)
    Report finds victims likelier to die within 3 years

  • New Drug Treats Fungal Infections in Cancer Patients
    (29-SEP-2004)
    Fewer side effects allow for more aggressive therapies

  • Health Tip: Your Ruddy Complexion
    (29-SEP-2004)
    It could be caused by rosacea

  • Health Tip: Your Ruddy Complexion
    (29-SEP-2004)
    It could be caused by rosacea

  • West Nile Hits Western U.S. Hard, While Northeast Unscathed
    (27-SEP-2004)
    More birds may be immune to virus, reducing threat to humans

  • Combo Treatment Better for Skin Disorder
    (21-SEP-2004)
    Study finds laser therapy, ointment effective for vitiligo

  • Combo Treatment Better for Skin Disorder
    (21-SEP-2004)
    Study finds laser therapy, ointment effective for vitiligo

  • Health Tip: Managing Melasma
    (20-SEP-2004)
    Creams can fade brown blotches

  • Health Tip: Autumn Doesn't Mean Less Sun Screen
    (17-SEP-2004)
    The sun's angle can still damage your skin

  • Health Tip: Acne Scars Can Be Minimized
    (16-SEP-2004)
    Many methods prove to be helpful

  • Health Tip: Fighting Against Eczema
    (15-SEP-2004)
    Itchy rash can be very stubborn

  • Drug Eases Side Effects of Lupus
    (15-SEP-2004)
    Potential cancer treatment may also reduce chances of kidney disease

  • Ground Zero Workers File Billion-Dollar Health Lawsuit
    (13-SEP-2004)
    Suit blames Twin Towers' owners for exposure to allegedly toxic conditions

  • Health Tip: About Those Moles
    (10-SEP-2004)
    You can acquire them over time, or be born with them

  • Drug Helps Manage Lupus
    (09-SEP-2004)
    Prasterone stabilizes symptoms of autoimmune disease

  • New Lice Remedy Promises No Nit-Picking
    (07-SEP-2004)
    Inventor says they suffocate, and no combing is needed

  • New Help to Heal Wounds
    (03-SEP-2004)
    Bone marrow stem cells could also fight infection, study says

  • Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles
    (02-SEP-2004)
    Researchers say they could be used to treat burn wounds, skin injuries

  • Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles
    (02-SEP-2004)
    Researchers say they could be used to treat burn wounds, skin injuries

  • Health Tip: Plantar Warts
    (30-AUG-2004)
    Difficult, but not impossible, to treat

  • Emerging Drugs Show Promise Against Psoriasis
    (28-AUG-2004)
    'Biologics' dampen the immune system and overproduction of cells

  • Emerging Drugs Show Promise Against Psoriasis
    (28-AUG-2004)
    'Biologics' dampen the immune system and overproduction of cells

  • HealthTip: Ringworm Is Not a Worm
    (25-AUG-2004)
    It's a highly contagious fungus

  • Health Tip: Removing Tattoos
    (24-AUG-2004)
    Several options are available

  • Health Tip: Warding Off Bunions
    (20-AUG-2004)
    It helps to wear the right shoes

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Hot Water Burns
    (18-AUG-2004)
    Some precautions to consider for kids

  • Health Tip: Lice Aren't Nice
    (18-AUG-2004)
    How to get rid of these parasites

  • Moms Slack Off on Sun Protection With Toddlers
    (17-AUG-2004)
    Study finds more sunburns reported in second summer than in first

  • Shielding Your Skin From the Summer Sun
    (17-AUG-2004)
    The truth about wrinkles, skin cancer, sunburns and skin rashes

  • Shielding Your Skin From the Summer Sun
    (17-AUG-2004)
    The truth about wrinkles, skin cancer, sunburns and skin rashes

  • Moms Slack Off on Sun Protection With Toddlers
    (17-AUG-2004)
    Study finds more sunburns reported in second summer than in first

  • Health Tip: Bad Bee Stings
    (11-AUG-2004)
    Reactions could be serious

  • Sting of Bug Bites Can Linger Into Adulthood
    (11-AUG-2004)
    But allergy shots can protect for up to 20 years

  • Health Tip: Smooth Your Skin
    (10-AUG-2004)
    Options after an accident or surgery

  • Health Tip: Smooth Your Skin
    (10-AUG-2004)
    Options after an accident or surgery

  • Health Tip: Myths About Acne
    (09-AUG-2004)
    Some common old-wives' tales

  • Experts Aim to Quell 'Miss Muffet' Effect
    (06-AUG-2004)
    Fearing, blaming spiders has long been irrational, they say

  • Too Many Americans Sweat It
    (05-AUG-2004)
    Excessive perspiration much more common than thought

  • Shield Scars From the Sun
    (31-JUL-2004)
    Sun damage lasts longer on skin that's healing

  • Shield Scars From the Sun
    (31-JUL-2004)
    Sun damage lasts longer on skin that's healing

  • Don't Get Burned by Fun in the Sun
    (30-JUL-2004)
    Skin cancer can be the price

  • Acne Bacteria Genome Decoded
    (29-JUL-2004)
    May lead to development of new treatments for skin disorder

  • Some Eczema Treatments Better Than Others
    (29-JUL-2004)
    Study finds tacrolimus ointment more effective than pimecrolimus cream

  • Some Eczema Treatments Better Than Others
    (29-JUL-2004)
    Study finds tacrolimus ointment more effective than pimecrolimus cream

  • Health Tip: Understanding Cellulitis
    (21-JUL-2004)
    Advice on treating skin condition

  • Want a Tan? Pop a Pill
    (19-JUL-2004)
    Arizona doctors discover drug that promotes tanning

  • Want a Tan? Pop a Pill
    (19-JUL-2004)
    Arizona doctors discover drug that promotes tanning

  • Topical Cream for Skin Cancer
    (16-JUL-2004)
    When surgery is less preferred

  • West Nile Continues Westward Trek
    (15-JUL-2004)
    Arizona is this year's hot spot so far

  • Discovery May Lead to Lupus Treatments
    (15-JUL-2004)
    Plucking out protein prevented the disease in mice

  • Addicted to Tanning Booths?
    (12-JUL-2004)
    Study suggests UV light boosts endorphin levels in sun lovers

  • Addicted to Tanning Booths?
    (12-JUL-2004)
    Study suggests UV light boosts endorphin levels in sun lovers

  • Health Tip: Warts
    (12-JUL-2004)
    They can be quite contagious

  • Keep Baby Safe in the Sun
    (11-JUL-2004)
    Delicate skin can be quick to burn

  • Keep Baby Safe in the Sun
    (11-JUL-2004)
    Delicate skin can be quick to burn

  • Health Tip: Sun Sense
    (09-JUL-2004)
    Some sun protection reminders

  • A Little Dust Could Be Good for Tender Skin
    (07-JUL-2004)
    Bacterial toxin in house dust may protect infants from eczmea

  • A Little Dust Could Be Good for Tender Skin
    (07-JUL-2004)
    Bacterial toxin in house dust may protect infants from eczmea