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

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

July 10, 2014: New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

July 09, 2014: New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

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

June 30, 2014: HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too
But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

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

June 23, 2014: Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

June 23, 2014: Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

June 19, 2014: Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

June 11, 2014: Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

June 10, 2014: Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk
Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

June 09, 2014: New Approaches to Acne Treatment
Topical applications plus antibiotics often succeed, experts say

June 08, 2014: Use Your 'ABCDE' to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer
Tried and true checklist is best for warning signs of melanoma

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

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

June 04, 2014: Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

June 02, 2014: Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

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

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

May 29, 2014: Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer
Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

May 29, 2014: FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds
All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

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

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

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

May 27, 2014: Health Tip: Choosing a Moisturizer
Creme or ointment is preferred over lotion

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

May 26, 2014: Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap
Wash baby's scalp frequently

May 23, 2014: Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash
And keep skin dry

May 19, 2014: Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders
Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

May 11, 2014: Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

May 09, 2014: Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma
Study finds link between checkups and lower death rates from the dangerous skin cancer

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

May 07, 2014: Nail Salons' Drying Lamps Carry Small Cancer Risk
Study of various lamps at 16 salons suggests low carcinogenic potential

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

April 21, 2014: Health Tip: Protect Your Skin
Avoid the sun during peak hours

April 16, 2014: Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients
Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds

April 11, 2014: After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear
Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again

April 08, 2014: Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma
Helps immune system recognize, kill cancer cells, researchers explain

April 04, 2014: Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?
Dangerous skin cancer often detected at advanced stages in this group, Swedish researchers say

April 03, 2014: Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

April 03, 2014: Health Tip: Caring for a Hangnail
Don't rip off the skin

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

March 25, 2014: Experts Warn About Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online
Scarring, more disease recurrence seen when patients use unproven skin salves

March 23, 2014: Rashes From Wipes, Liquid Soaps on the Rise
Culprit is a widely used chemical preservative, skin doctor says

March 23, 2014: College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

March 21, 2014: Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
Condition affects some with psoriasis

March 18, 2014: Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers
These things may cause skin problems

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

March 14, 2014: Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests