How to Ease the Pain of Infant Vaccinations

MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infant vaccinations are no fun. But anesthetic cream can take away some of the sting, new research suggests.

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 dermatologist says.

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.