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Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study

Researchers say giving birth control information to women visiting dermatology clinics can help promote the safe use of the drug isotretinoin, an acne medication known to cause birth defects.
Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends.
Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

Adults with eczema -- a chronic, itchy skin disease that often starts in childhood -- may also have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.
FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

A new drug to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
New Psoriasis Drug Approved

The anti-psoriasis drug Cosentyx (secukinumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds

New research dispels the widely held belief that spiders are a common cause of skin infections in people.
Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds

Psoriasis is more than just a troublesome skin condition for millions of Americans -- it also causes up to $135 billion a year in direct and indirect costs, a new study shows.
Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema?

Eczema is a common condition that can cause dry, red and itchy skin.
Preventing Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a common problem for babies, but parents can take steps that help keep skin from getting red and inflamed.
Health Tip: Minimize Acne

Acne can develop due to causes from hormones to medications. To help prevent breakouts, it's important to keep skin clean and healthy.

 

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