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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.
How Dermatologists Could Help IBD Patients
Skin lesions are a common but unpleasant side effect of the anti-TNF drugs often used to treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). But discontinuing treatment is not recommended.
6 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Did you know that Botox injections can do more than give your face a lift? Botox is actually a drug made from the toxins of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and it’s good for more medical marvels than you may expect.   
Celebrities with Skin Conditions
All done-up, it may seem like celebrities have perfect skin. From acne to melanoma, celebrities aren’t quite as perfect as they appear. Check out these celebs who have battled skin conditions over the years.
Experimental Treatment for Psoriasis Shows Promise
A promising new drug to help psoriasis patients control their itchy, frustrating outbreaks may soon be on the way.
New Use for Humira Approved
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved HUMIRA® (adalimumab) for the treatment of moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).
How Makeup Can Affect Your Health
Makeup, like anything else you expose your body to, can affect your health. Luckily, according to the American Cancer Society, most problems that occur can be easily fixed. Whether your daily makeup routine takes 5 minutes or 30, read on to learn just how makeup and other beauty tools can affect you.  
Sunburns: How to Deal
You may already know that if you’ve been inside all winter and then go sit out in the sun on a bright summer day, you may get a sunburn. But what exactly is a sunburn?
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.