Skin Disorders

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

Junk Food Dims the Brain; Alarming Trends...

Junk Food Dims the Brain; Alarming Trends in Heroin Use; and Indoor Tanning Rates Drop

July 10, 2015 / 3 min read

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

  Parents of children with asthma can feel helpless when they watch their child gasp for air, unable to supply his or her body with...

July 6, 2015 / 3 min read

Confused About Sunscreens? You’re Not Alone

But with more than 1,500 sunscreen products on the market, most shoppers are confused about which ones offer the best protection from harmful ultraviolet sun rays.

June 23, 2015 / 2 min read