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Shedding Light on Lice
With the start of the new school year and as the fall approaches, children may be more likely to come into contact with head lice.
FDA Approves First Biosimilar Etanercept
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first biosimilar etanercept. 
Check Your Beauty Products for Mercury
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about using beauty products that contain mercury.
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.
First OTC Retinoid for Acne Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter (OTC) retinoid for the treatment of acne.
Common Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
FDA Approves Skin Condition Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ameluz (aminolevulinic acid) to treat a particular skin condition.
Second Biosimilar Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second-ever biosimilar, and it's meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
Plaque Psoriasis Has a New Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
The Link Between Moles and Melanoma
Melanoma and skin moles have long been associated. But there's some new information.