| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:51 PM
It seems a new product takes the beauty industry by storm every few years, and now BB cream is the newest trend.
Short for “beauty balms” or “blemish balms,” BB creams are actually not new to the market. They have been popular in...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 PM
You know you shouldn't have, but you did. You got sunburned. And now you're itching to know what to do about it.
Here are a few tips from Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a pediatric dermatologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and an...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:36 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Bird poop for beauty?
That's what goes into facials at a luxury spa where the traditional Japanese treatment using imported Asian nightingale excrement mixed with rice bran goes for $180 a pop.
About 100 women and men go into the...
| Jul 21, 2013
It's finally been warm around here. So let's soak up these facts about sweat:
1 Human sweat is odorless. The eccrine and apocrine glands' emissions do, however, provide the perfect home for bacteria to grow and thrive — and that's where the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Hartford County Medical Association (HCMA) and New Haven County Medical Association (NHCMA) have appointed dermatologist Timothy K. Chartier, MD, president/chairman of MedServ of Connecticut, Inc. MedServ is the jointly-owned management services...
| Dec 12, 2012
When Graham Crawford was 11, he was a bit overweight and had to battle psoriasis, a skin disease that left red scaly patches on his nose and fingers.
His skin cleared up after he started using ointment designed to fight psoriasis. But when he stopped...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Q: Your readers did it again! I've been drinking oolong tea for more than a month now, and the patches of psoriasis have disappeared, along with the flaking. I still have a couple of areas that need some ointment now and then, but overall I can wear...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A trusted former employee of a Hollywood dermatologist is accused of forging a check and using a business credit card to steal more than $10,900 in cash advances and to buy furniture.
Lyndsay Ann Westcott, 33, of Plantation, is charged with larceny and...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI Dermatologist Dr. Fredric S. Brandt has planted himself at the front lines of the war against aging, launching two new anti-aging skin care lines.
Brandt first began creating skin care products more than a decade ago to target specific skin care...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:23 PM
If you've had it, you would know. Chronic itchiness -- often the result of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or allergies -- disrupts sleep, dims pleasure and limits activities. Just as much as chronic pain does.
Now it's official: A study...