Skin Cancer

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

Skin Cancer

Unexpected Places You Can Get Skin Cancer

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.

Skin Cancer Is No Day at the Beach

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.

Why Your Lips Are Chapped (and How to Help Them)

Why Your Lips Are Chapped (and How to Help Them)

You can get chapped lips at any time, but they’re especially common in the winter. Here's what you can do to help.

10 Foods for Healthy, Beautiful Skin

10 Foods for Healthy, Beautiful Skin

The first step in natural skin care is to take a look at your diet. Incorporate these foods for great skin.

Must-Know Winter Makeup Tips

Must-Know Winter Makeup Tips

These winter makeup tips will help you look bright, radiant and cheery even in harsh winter weather

Atopic Dermatitis: Physical Impacts for People of Color

Atopic Dermatitis: Physical Impacts for People of Color

Watch as Lakshi Aldredge, Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, explains the physical impacts of atopic dermatitis on people of color and what can be done to relieve the symptoms.

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Living With Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

Expert information and advice to help you — or a loved one — manage the physical and emotional effects of AD

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The Importance of Black Dermatologists: Skin Care Must See Color

Only 3% of U.S. dermatologists are Black. It’s a disparity that can have devastating effects for Black patients experiencing skin and hair care concerns.

Ask the Expert: Atopic Dermatitis in children

Ask the Expert: Atopic Dermatitis in Children

Watch as HealthyWomen Education Director Luisa Santa Coleman, MPH, has a conversation with two leading experts about how to discuss atopic dermatitis more comfortably and help children with eczema and their caregivers

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What’s the Connection Between Chickenpox and Shingles?

This itchy childhood illness might lead to shingles years later

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