4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When you're enjoying the great outdoors, be on the lookout for poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.
FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some skin products
contain mercury and pose a threat to your health, the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration warns.
Newer Treatments Can Make Scars Less Scary
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scars can alter your
appearance and remind you of a difficult time, potentially
diminishing your quality of life, a skin specialist says.
Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills
FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treating the skin
disease psoriasis might reduce your risk for other health problems
as well, a dermatology expert says.
Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep
FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People dealing with
the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical
conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a
Health Tip: If You Have a Lot of Moles
(HealthDay News) -- Having lots of moles may mean you're worried
about skin cancer. Checking your skin often for changes and certain
warning signs can help alleviate those fears.
Health Tip: Don't Ignore Acne
(HealthDay News) -- Acne is more than just a nuisance and a blow
to someone's good looks. Letting acne run its course is not the
best advice, the American Academy of Dermatology says.
Don't Let Painful Blisters Spoil Your Summer Fun
SATURDAY, July 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- You might think of
blisters as painful nuisances on your feet, but one expert warns
that blisters can appear anywhere that skin rubs against clothing
or another part of the body.
Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use
MONDAY, July 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The once-daily acne
treatment Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene) has been approved for
over-the counter use among people 12 and older, the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration said.
FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Good news for acne
sufferers: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an
over-the-counter retinoid drug for acne -- the first new active
ingredient available without a prescription since the 1980s.