Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite widespread use, antibiotics are not an effective treatment for milder cases of the skin condition eczema in children, a new study contends.

Health Tip: Treat Skin Well

(HealthDay News) -- Achieving and maintaining healthy, glowing skin involve more than just keeping it clean.

Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies

MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests.

Itching for a Solution to That Rash?

FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Maybe it's a new soap or the dry, cold weather that has turned your hands red and itchy.

Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too

FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many Latinos think they're safe from sun damage, even though advanced skin cancer is increasingly common in this group, a New York skin specialist warns.

Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels

FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Some terms on skin-care product labels may mislead consumers, so people can't always rely on what they read on the package, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers

FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You probably know to steer clear of poison ivy. But did you know that sipping a Margarita or eating an orange in the sunshine can cause a similar skin rash?

Health Tip: Keep Tattooed Skin Moisturized

(HealthDay News) -- Proper care can keep a tattoo from fading, and monitoring the skin can help identify reactions and disease.

With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- From face-lifts to fat grafts, Americans are increasingly turning to cosmetic procedures to look their best.

New Eczema Drug Promising in Early Trial

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug may significantly reduce the itching and improve the appearance of moderate to severe eczema, a new, preliminary trial finds.