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Dermatology

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Nickel Used In Electronic Devices Could Give You A Rash

Nickel allergies affect 20 percent of the general population, which could cause problems if your electronic device has the metal in it.

07/14/2014

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Doctor Breaks Down Pros And Cons Of DIY Dermatology

People will try all kinds of things on their skin for acne, spots, rashes and stings.

05/16/2014

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Doctors Finding Increased Risk To Other Diseases In Psoriasis Patients

Pamela Lennon was just 15 when she woke up on Christmas Day with the telltale signs of a lifelong disease.

03/04/2014

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New Cream Treating General Redness From Rosacea

Princess Diana, Mariah Carey, Bill Clinton, W.C. Fields — ever notice the redness or bumpiness in their skin? It’s called Rosacea, a collection of signs and symptoms that affects up to one in 10 Americans.

02/04/2014

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Prolonged Cold Snap Causing Dry Skin Problems For Many

How cold is it? Furnaces are working overtime; and if you do venture out, the less exposure to artic temperatures – courtesy of the polar vortex – the better.

01/29/2014

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FDA Approves New Treatment For Rosacea

Rosemary Stockinger sees a dermatologist to treat the red blotches on her face.

12/06/2013

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Could A Sunscreen Pill Work?

It’s all fun in the sun until the hassle of sunscreen.

06/28/2013

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American Academy Of Pediatrics Backs New Guidelines For Acne Treatment

Acne is an age-old condition that many teens and older children face, but there are now new guidelines to treat it.

06/26/2013

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Dermatologists Discuss Treatments For Acne In Adults

When you hear about acne, you might think it’s a problem that only teenagers battle. But a lot of adults get it, too. And it’s just as embarrassing and frustrating, perhaps more so.

05/09/2013

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New Energy Efficient Bulbs Cut Costs But Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

Every time you turn on the lights, you may be putting yourself at risk, according to a disturbing new study. Energy efficient bulbs are eco-friendly and can save you big bucks, but experts say they could also have a dark side.

10/03/2012

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Researchers Stumble Upon Stress-Related Baldness Cure

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — For mice who lost their hair because of stress, it was a lucky coincidence. UCLA researchers were studying a drug designed to counteract the effects of stress on the digestive system. It […]

02/17/2011