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Check Your Skin Care Products for This Ingredient
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for certain over-the-counter (OTC) skin products.
Shedding Light on Popular Sunscreens
Some popular sunscreen brands may not adhere to sun safety guidelines laid out by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a new study found.
The Asthma-Shingles Connection
Ever had chickenpox? If so, you're at risk of shingles. But you may be at an even higher risk if you also have this common condition.
Do Sunscreen Labels Have You Confused?
Sunscreen and outdoor activities go hand-in-hand, especially in the summer. But when it comes to choosing a sunscreen, many people may be left in the dark.
Stay Safe When Getting Inked
Your skin is a barrier between you and the environment, protecting you from heat, light, injury and infection. Breach that barrier with a tattoo needle, and — although it's not common — you may wind up with problems.
You May Want to Think Before You Ink
Tattoos have really gone mainstream in the last decade or so, but for some, tattoos can leave a long-lasting mark — in more ways than one.
When Taking Rx Safely Means Taking Birth Control Seriously
For people with severe acne, prescription medication can work when cleansers and ointments fail. Some of those medications, however, can lead to problems if the patient becomes pregnant.
This Skin Condition Is Expensive
Like other chronic diseases, psoriasis can cost patients an arm and a leg. And as treatments improve and awareness increases, those treatment costs could be money well spent.
Minor Cosmetic Skin Procedures Had Few Complications
Cosmetic skin procedures have become more common in recent years. But are they dangerous? Probably not, a new study suggests.
Mole Removal Product Recalled Due to Safety Concerns
Solace International, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of Dermatend Original and Dermatend Ultra, in all sizes and dosage form, to the distributor/wholesaler level.