| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:01 PM
While there is no cure for acne, this chronic skin condition can be managed very effectively. Dermatologists have a wide range of treatment options, including medications, chemical peels and laser light applications. That’s important to...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:25 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with chronic gum disease seem to be slightly more likely to develop the skin condition psoriasis, according to a new study.
Taiwanese researchers found that in a group of more than 230,000 people, those with gum disease...
| May 27, 2012
The beginning of summer always seems to be accompanied by an onslaught of sunscreens. The market is crowded with lotions and sprays, powders and lip balms, and, increasingly, multi-tasking products with inventive application methods that are touted for...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:55 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Choosing the right sunscreen may be more difficult than you think. It may seem like a no-brainer, but, before you hit the beach, you should know all sunscreens are not created equal.
"When you look at a label and it says SPF, that...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contaminated tattoo ink caused at least 22 skin and soft tissue infections last fall in four U.S. states, according to an analysis released on Wednesday.
The infections prompted an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease...
| Oct 30, 2012
Dr. Brooke Jackson
The Skin Wellness Center of Chicago
111 N. Wabash Ave, Suite 1116
To purchase a copy of the book, Child of Mine: Caring for the Skin and Hair of Your Adopted Child:
| May 4, 2012
| 11:58 AM
1) Dr. Kalman Watsky
Dr. Kalman Watsky practices dermatology at 330 Orchard St. in New Haven, adjacent to San Raphael's Hospital, where he is the section chief of Dermatology, and finds it a "little weird" to have his practice featured in a Reader's...
| Sep 9, 2012
It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Skin cancer victims who ascribe their maladies to tanning salons convinced a panel of Chicago aldermen Wednesday to bar tanning facilities from letting people under age 18 use their equipment, even if the minors have the permission of a parent or...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:49 AM
Empire State Building Goes Green
Empire State Building owner Tony Malkin and Johnson Controls Vice President Clay Nesler talk about how the iconic landmark was transformed into an energy-efficient skyscraper. They also talk about how the retrofit of...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:15 PM
It's a common misconception that skin cancer can just be removed and the patient will easily go on after that. While that can happen, it isn’t always the case.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and as a part of our partnership with Little Red Door...