Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, probably making up more than half of all diagnosed cases of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). READ MORE

Unexpected Places You Can Get Skin Cancer

Most of us know we can get sunburned when we go to the beach or the lake in the summer, so we slather on the sunscreen. But we need to remember to protect all exposed skin at all times of the year, because the sun can damage the skin anytime, anywhere. And skin cancer can show up in unexpected places on the body.

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Skin Cancer Is No Day at the Beach

I was diagnosed with skin cancer within days of turning 50 in October 2005. In the same month, I also got asthma and gingivitis—getting old was no fun! But I was lucky. All of my health problems were relatively minor and treatable.

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Can You Recognize the Signs of Skin Cancer?

Learn the early signs of skin cancer.

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Conversación sobre la salud: Preguntas para su médico sobre la dermatitis atópica

Use esta guía para tener una conversación útil si tiene dermatitis atópica, conocida comúnmente como eccema

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How Atopic Dermatitis Changes as You Age

If you're born with atopic dermatitis (AD), commonly called eczema, it can be triggered at any age. Here's how this condition can change as you get older.

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Atopic Dermatitis Across Your Body

The treatment for this common form of eczema can vary depending on where it appears on your body

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer affects 3 million people a year. Here's how to do your best to avoid being one of them.

Skin Cancer

Atopic Dermatitis Shows Up on Your Skin, but Its Effects Go Much Deeper

Commonly known as eczema, this skin condition can cause physical and emotional pain — but learning how to manage it makes all the difference

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What It’s Like to Care for a Child With Severe Eczema

My daughter has severe eczema and life-threatening food allergies. Keeping her safe is a family affair.

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Women of Color Spend More Than $8 Billion on Bleaching Creams Worldwide Every Year

Bleaching the skin is common. It's also potentially life-threatening and harms women's self esteem.

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