Skin Disorders


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


Melanoma: Start Your Monthly Skin Checkup

More than 10,000 people are projected to die from melanoma in the United States in 2016, but the two most common forms of skin cancer,...

May 2, 2016 / 2 min read


Tennis Fans: Wear Sunscreen to Protect Skin

Thousands of tennis fans soak up bright sunshine and match play at the Miami Open this week, it's likely many of them are getting too...

March 27, 2016 / 3 min read


Wear Sunscreen to Protect Skin

A broad spectrum label on a sunscreen indicates the product — when used properly — will protect you from the effects of ultraviolet A (UVA)...

March 6, 2016 / 3 min read


New Cancer Treatments Rooted in Nobel Winners’...

By figuring out various pieces of the DNA repair cells, the Nobel scientists laid the groundwork for the “translational research” that has created medical applications.

October 27, 2015 / 2 min read