| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Hannah Crawford says she always assumed her seven- and nine-year old sons weren’t that concerned with what they would wear at the beach until they went to the beach in St. Joe’s, Michigan, last summer, and realized she left their swimsuits...
| May 6, 2013
If your super-plumping mascara doesn’t seem to be doing the trick to achieve fuller, longer eyelashes, there may be a larger issue at stake. Eyelashes decrease in length by almost 50 percent from our 20s to our 40s, according to Dr. Gabriel Chiu,...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
1) Dr. Mark Oestreicher (Adult and Pediatric Dermatology Specialists)
160 Hawley Ln.
Was my dermatologist and now treating my sons.
| May 9, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The government of the United States does some good things -- really -- and this week the Food & Drug Administration finally took the right steps regarding tanning beds. The FDA earlier this week issued a proposed order that, if finalized, will...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
For the last 30 years, The Skin Cancer Foundation has been fighting the good fight against the growing menace of skin cancer. It has issued a consistent message about skin protection and research into the most common form of cancer in the United States....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:13 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smartphone applications that use algorithms to analyze skin lesions may not be very good at determining which ones are cancerous, a new study suggests.
The apps are marketed as educational only and so aren't covered as medical...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Q: My husband frequently has a nightcap before going to bed. He says scotch relaxes him and helps him fall asleep. The only trouble is that he frequently wakes up in the middle of the night, and then he has a hard time getting back to sleep. That wakes me...
| Dec 23, 2012
The holidays are the season of sparkle. And that goes for beauty treatments as well as for Christmas trees. Spas and beauty companies are capitalizing on the allure of jewels and precious metals, hoping to harness radiance and a feeling of indulgence by...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 1:41 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A number of obstacles may stand between a person and exercise, and hairstyles may be one of them for African-American women, according to a new study.
Researchers found about two of every five African-American women said...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:35 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - College students who watch reality television beauty shows are at least twice as likely as non-viewers to use tanning lamps or tan outdoors for hours at a time, a new study suggests.
That finding doesn't prove watching shows...