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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

Dermatologists Warn: Don’t Let Skin Cancer Sneak Up on You


As summer draws to a close and children head back to school, many parents are doing everything they can to ensure a healthy school year by scheduling physical exams and making sure vaccinations are up to date. But are parents taking care of...
9-Sep-2015 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dermatologists Share Tips to Stop Nail Biting


Breaking a nail is one thing. Breaking a nail-biting habit is another, say member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology. Nail biting typically begins in childhood and can continue through adulthood, and the side effects can be more...
8-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dermatologists Identify Procedures That May Not Be Necessary

The American Academy of Dermatology today released new recommendations regarding dermatologic tests and treatments that are not always necessary. This marks the Academy’s second list developed as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an ABIM...
20-Aug-2015 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What's Causing That Rash?

Allergic contact dermatitis is a rash that occurs after the skin comes into contact with an allergen. The substance causing the reaction may be unclear in some cases, but a dermatologist can identify the source of the problem.
17-Aug-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Links Psoriasis, Depression

New research, presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2015 Summer Academy Meeting in New York, indicates that psoriasis patients may have an increased risk of depression.
17-Aug-2015 11:00 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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