Skin Disorders


Sunscreen Smarts: The Best Ones and How...

Sunscreen and summer – they are said together as often as sand and surf this time of year. Whether it’s a neighborhood pool party or...

June 26, 2018 / 3 min read


Melanoma Monday: Know the Melanoma ABCs (Infographic)

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday to raise awareness about this potentially deadly type of skin cancer....

May 7, 2018 / 1 min read


Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Different Type of...

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is being diagnosed in more people. The number of cases of Merkel cell carcinoma...

March 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Parents Beware: Kids’ Costumes Could Harbor Head...

As children prepare to celebrate the arrival of fall with trick-or-treating activities, parents may need to keep an eye out for a different type of...

October 25, 2017 / 2 min read


When Sunburn Requires a Visit to the...

Despite best intentions to protect yourself from the sun’s harsh rays, you’ve likely experienced at least one sunburn over your lifetime. The red skin that’s...

August 22, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Shingles Tied to Heart Attack and...

Beyond the pain, itchiness and red splotches are other dangerous effects of shingles. People who get shingles are at higher risk of having a heart...

July 7, 2017 / 2 min read


The ABCs of Melanoma (Infographic)

This infographic provides tips for identifying the first signs of melanoma and how to protect skin from harmful effects of sun exposure, which is the...

May 1, 2017 / 1 min read


Melanoma Skin Cancer Rates are Rising, New...

Despite a growing awareness of the dangers of too much exposure to the sun, more Americans than ever are being diagnosed with melanoma, the most...

December 26, 2016 / 3 min read


Mercury Warning for Some Skin Creams

The FDA warns consumers to check the ingredients of beauty creams for toxic levels of mercury.

September 21, 2016 / 2 min read