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Should Your Child See a Dermatologist?
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Should Your Child See a Dermatologist?

If your child has a recurring or serious skin problem or one that hasn't responded to treatment, you may want to visit a pediatric dermatologist.

Unexpected Places You Can Get Skin Cancer
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Unexpected Places You Can Get Skin Cancer

The sun's rays can be damaging anytime, anywhere, and skin cancer may turn up in unexpected places on your body.

Tanning Without the Sun
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Tanning Without the Sun

Try a self-tanning product to give you that bronzed look without the sun damage that can cause wrinkles and skin cancer.

21 Beauty Hacks Every Woman Should Know
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21 Beauty Hacks Every Woman Should Know

We’re going to let you in on these life-saving beauty secrets. You’re welcome.

How to Get the Clear Skin You've Always Wanted
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How to Get the Clear Skin You've Always Wanted

While some women have a naturally glowing, perfect complexion, most of us do not. Here are some tips for treating your skin right.

Protect Your Skin During the Summer
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Protect Your Skin During the Summer

Summer beckons, and with those sunny skies comes a warning to protect yourself from skin cancer.

How to Keep Your Post-50 Skin Happy and Hydrated
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How to Keep Your Post-50 Skin Happy and Hydrated

Top tips to keep mature skin healthy and more youthful looking.

Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
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Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels

Some terms on skin-care product labels may mislead consumers, so people can't always rely on what they read on the package, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?
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How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

It may be easier than ever to find sunscreen with all the right stuff, but be sure to read the label or you could still get burned.

Protect Your Skin During the Summer
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Protect Your Skin During the Summer

Summer beckons, and with those sunny skies comes a warning to protect yourself from skin cancer.

Diagnosis and Treatments for Bumpy Skin
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Diagnosis and Treatments for Bumpy Skin

Bumps on your skin? It may be keratosis pilaris.

Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths
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Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths

Five dogs have died from exposure to a skin cancer cream prescribed for people, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Can You Recognize the Signs of Skin Cancer?
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Can You Recognize the Signs of Skin Cancer?

Learn the early signs of skin cancer.

How to Use Sunscreen the Right Way
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How to Use Sunscreen the Right Way

Time outdoors is healthy, but it's important to use sunscreen the right way to protect your skin.

Is White Wine Bad for Your Skin?
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Is White Wine Bad for Your Skin?

Could that glass of Chardonnay affect the condition of your skin?

Are You Exfoliating the Right Way?
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Are You Exfoliating the Right Way?

Many skin care products promise to improve appearance by exfoliating—or removing dead cells—from the skin's outer layer.