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It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says July 29, 2014

Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids July 14, 2014

Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials July 10, 2014

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials July 09, 2014

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women July 02, 2014

Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too June 30, 2014

But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA June 25, 2014

In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections June 23, 2014

Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says June 23, 2014

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction' June 19, 2014

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis June 11, 2014

New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk June 10, 2014

Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

New Approaches to Acne Treatment June 09, 2014

Topical applications plus antibiotics often succeed, experts say

Use Your 'ABCDE' to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer June 08, 2014

Tried and true checklist is best for warning signs of melanoma

It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says June 07, 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 June 07, 2014

Insect repellant, clothing and daily skin checks best defense against disease-carrying pests, expert says

Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend June 04, 2014

Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise June 02, 2014

By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon May 30, 2014

Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk May 30, 2014

Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer May 29, 2014

Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds May 29, 2014

All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study May 29, 2014

A family history of condition also increases your risk

Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin May 29, 2014

Suggestions to help keep it clear

Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study May 28, 2014

Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

Health Tip: Choosing a Moisturizer May 27, 2014

Creme or ointment is preferred over lotion

Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun May 26, 2014

Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap May 26, 2014

Wash baby's scalp frequently

Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash May 23, 2014

And keep skin dry

Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders May 19, 2014

Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips May 11, 2014

Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma May 09, 2014

Study finds link between checkups and lower death rates from the dangerous skin cancer

Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study May 07, 2014

Researchers did find link between low birth weight and high doses of the medications

Nail Salons' Drying Lamps Carry Small Cancer Risk May 07, 2014

Study of various lamps at 16 salons suggests low carcinogenic potential

Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say April 25, 2014

Finding might boost study of skin conditions, and eliminate testing of drugs and cosmetics on animals

Health Tip: Protect Your Skin April 21, 2014

Avoid the sun during peak hours

Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients April 16, 2014

Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds

After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear April 11, 2014

Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again

Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma April 08, 2014

Helps immune system recognize, kill cancer cells, researchers explain

Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone? April 04, 2014

Dangerous skin cancer often detected at advanced stages in this group, Swedish researchers say

Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study April 03, 2014

But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

Health Tip: Caring for a Hangnail April 03, 2014

Don't rip off the skin

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds April 02, 2014

There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

Experts Warn About Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online March 25, 2014

Scarring, more disease recurrence seen when patients use unproven skin salves

Rashes From Wipes, Liquid Soaps on the Rise March 23, 2014

Culprit is a widely used chemical preservative, skin doctor says

College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break March 23, 2014

FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis March 21, 2014

Condition affects some with psoriasis

Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers March 18, 2014

These things may cause skin problems

Health Tip: Washing Baby's Clothes March 17, 2014

Avoid skin irritation

Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds March 14, 2014

It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests