- Children as young as 9 are tanning, and purposely exposing themselves to sun without sunscreen, in order to look more like celebrities.
- Birth control may soon be an alternative for women suffering with acne. New research shows they are just as effective as antibiotics at getting rid of stubborn breakouts.
- Psoriasis has been found to cause symptoms of depression and anxiety in the family members of those living with the condition.
- Doctors warn against nodular melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer that is responsible for over 40 percent of all melanoma deaths.
- Consumer Reports recommends 20 of the best sunscreens on the market according to the SPF protection they actually offer.
- Dermatologists with access to free samples are more likely to write prescriptions for higher price tag medicines when compared to their peers who do not receive free samples.
- Researchers have found a link between indoor tanning and unhealthy weight control methods in a study conducted on American teenagers.
- Some people might be called weird for the things they do to maintain health, but celebrities are in on the weirdness, too. Here are three of them.
- Four suspects are now facing charges after reportedly forcing racial tattoos onto a man.
- Tattoo regret has Americans of all age groups seeking removal options in record numbers.
- Men living alone have a significantly higher risk of dying from skin cancer compared to women and men who live with partners, a new study finds.
- A tanning addiction may be linked to psychiatric problems like OCD and body dysmorphic disorder, a new study finds.
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.