Some common skin problems

Acne may top the charts when it comes to skin miseries, but a handful of others are worth knowing about. Allergic and contact dermatitis Dermatitis means skin irritation. The cause may be something you are allergic to...
10 Fast Facts about the Sun and Skin Cancer

1 One in every five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in life. 2 Skin cancer kills more than 9,200 Americans every year; more than three quarters of those deaths are from malignant...
Sunscreen to the Rescue

"Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun." The English actor and playwright Noel Coward knew what he was talking about when he wrote that. Sometimes you can't stay indoors when the...
Sun LITE

To young children, the sun is a friendly yellow smiley face, with lines around it. To some of our ancient ancestors, the sun was a powerful god. To medical researchers, the sun is a dangerous source...
Too many skin cells psoriasis

Karen's knees and elbows are red and scaly. Her mother helps her bathe and moisturize with her favorite cream every day after breakfast and every night before bedtime. Susan's skin from head to toe is...
Drugs That Go on Top

If asked to write down the organs in the human body, not many people would list the skin, but it is in fact the largest organ of the body and has many important functions. The...
Acne Yes There's Help

It doesn't seem fair. Just when you begin to appreciate a smooth complexion, raging hormones set the stage for the Great Breakout--otherwise known as acne. Through no fault of yours, blackheads, whiteheads, papules, and pustules...