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Nickel Allergy: Dermatologists Share Tips to Avoid Exposure and Reduce Symptoms

According to board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, nickel is one of the most common causes of allergic contact dermatitis: a skin rash or irritation caused by touching an allergen. In fact, it is estimated that...
12-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How to Prevent and Treat Frostbite

When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Stay warm and prevent frostbite by following these tips from dermatologists.
11-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Commends FDA for Proposing an Age Restriction for Indoor Tanning

The American Academy of Dermatology applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for taking a monumental step to protect the public’s health by proposing new regulations governing indoor tanning.
18-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

AADA Applauds New Bill to Protect Senior Access to Dermatologic Care

The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) announced its support for the Medicare Advantage Bill of Rights Act, introduced today by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Oh.) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.). If passed, the legislation would ensure that...
14-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology’s New App Aims to Aid Patients with Chronic Hives

This month, the American Academy of Dermatology released its Chronic Hives Patient App, which offers tools and resources for chronic hives management.
30-Nov-2015 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

On a Budget? Dermatologists Share Tips to Save on Skin Care Costs


November is National Healthy Skin Month, and member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology want to set one thing straight: you don’t need expensive skin care products to have glowing, healthy skin. In fact, they say, wearing a...
10-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dermatologists Share Tips to Treat Common Warts


Warts aren’t just for witches and goblins. According to member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, children and teens, people who frequently bite their nails, and people with a weakened immune system are more prone to getting...
13-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dallas Cowboys, American Academy of Dermatology Unite to Tackle Skin Cancer

In an effort to promote skin cancer prevention and detection, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Dallas Cowboys are teaming up to host free SPOTme® skin cancer screenings at Rally Day on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
6-Oct-2015 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Saving Face: Dermatologists Helping Patients Identify Source of Facial Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Facial rashes can take on many forms. Whether red, flat, bumpy and dry, or scaly, flaky and itchy, the appearance of a rash on the face can be very distressing. Even more challenging is figuring out what is causing the rash – possibly an allergy...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

A growing number of preadolescents are experiencing acne. Dermatologists believe an earlier onset of puberty may be to blame, causing hormones to trigger the start of acne sooner.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Have a Leg Up on Newer Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

In the past, the only treatment available for varicose veins was a type of surgery called vein stripping, which required general anesthesia and weeks of downtime. Now, dermatologists who have received additional training are using minimally invasive...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Urge the Public to Take Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosis Seriously

For many of the more than 2 million people in the United States diagnosed annually with non-melanoma skin cancer – including basal and squamous cell carcinoma – the diagnosis may come as a welcome relief since it’s not a more serious diagnosis...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Proper Skin Care Lays the Foundation for Successful Acne and Rosacea Treatment

Good skin care is a smart idea for everyone, but it is especially important for those who have acne and rosacea. Dermatologists recommend skin care products that keep the skin hydrated to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin,...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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