- A lot of us don't know what the labels on a sunscreen bottle actually mean.
- You may be told not to scratch, but there's a reason why it's so indescribably wonderful.
- A new report confirms a decades-old trend: Men are lousy at keeping their skin protected from the sun.
- Your skin is not just the largest organ in your body, but the most dynamic.
- A lot of Americans experience long-term medical complications due to their tattoos, and it appears the color of the ink they use could make a difference.
- A drug containing a genetically modified strain of the herpes virus has proved successful in treating aggressive skin cancer.
- More than half of sunscreens available on American shelves wouldn't meet other countries' high standards of protection.
- For thousands of years, lepers suffered isolation from the rest of society — and even today pockets of them still experience human rights violations.
- The majority of people polled said they didn't feel confident in their ability to spot cancerous melanomas.
- Women are putting an average of 168 chemicals on their body each day, but regulations on chemicals in personal care products have not changed in a LONG time.
- Two tanning salon chains located in New York are under fire for posting misleading claims about the risks of indoor tanning.
- A 50-year-old Arizona man suffering from neurofibromatosis has joined the Venice Beach Freakshow in the hopes of raising awareness about the rare condition.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.