Exfoliate With Care, Dermatologist Urges

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you plan to exfoliate, get some professional advice first, a dermatologist suggests.

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many acne patients do not take all their recommended medications, a small new study suggests.

Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Peeling?

(HealthDay News) -- Peeling skin can occur due to sunburn, dry skin or a host of health conditions.

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recovery workers who toiled at the World Trade Center disaster site may face a heightened risk of rheumatoid arthritis and similar autoimmune diseases, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Aging Skin

(HealthDay News) -- Your skin has different needs as you age, and the products, skin care regimen and treatments may need to change.

Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first genetic factors associated with the skin disorder rosacea have been identified by researchers.

Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say giving birth control information to women visiting dermatology clinics can help promote the safe use of the drug isotretinoin, an acne medication known to cause birth defects.

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends.

Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with eczema -- a chronic, itchy skin disease that often starts in childhood -- may also have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.