| Jul 12, 2010
The beauty business loves a good buzz word, and when its marketing genies find an ingredient that the public responds to, they'll ask their scientists to add it to just about everything. Think of collagen, green tea, peptides and vitamin C.
The latest is...
| May 27, 2010
As the weather gets warmer, it's time to head out to play, and if you have freckles, they are eager to join the party.
Many people do have freckles, and not just the fair-skinned, red-haired among us. People with freckles come in every color, age and...
| Jul 11, 2008
Melanoma rates have risen 50% among young women in the U.S. since 1980, a trend that may be related to an increase in the use of tanning salons and exposure to the sun's damaging rays, according to a report released Thursday.
Among young men, melanoma...
| Jun 1, 2009
Have you ever slathered on sunscreen but somehow managed to miss your nose? Or the back of your hand? Or the tops of your feet? You're not the only one. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, most people apply less than half of the optimal...
| May 13, 2010
Sunscreen can help prevent those painful episodes of childhood sunburn, a risk factor for skin cancer later in life. But although sunscreen is recommended for infants older than six months by everyone from the National Institutes of Health to the American...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| May 27, 2010
Bring on the beach days and lazy picnics: Summer has arrived. But be careful. Too much of a good thing can be deadly.
More than 300 people die each year from heat-related diseases—and thousands get very sick, according to the Centers for Disease...
| Nov 1, 2013
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Thomas P. Kugelman was a dermatologist of the old school — a medical dermatologist, not a cosmetic one. His practice, which eventually included his daughter Lisa, concentrated on repairing skin damaged by accident or disease, rather than enhancing...
| Oct 23, 2013
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Q: I have to get up three or four times a night to urinate. My doctor tells me that it is a benign prostate problem, but there is nothing benign about it because I often have a hard time getting back to sleep.
I was prescribed terazosin, but it has...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
We've heard of problem skin being treated with everything from salicylic acid to antibiotics.
But yogurt and blueberries, flaxseed and salmon?
Nutrition plays a key role in skin health, says Meagen McCusker, associate professor of dermatology at the...