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Category: Skin Health

Young female in the bathroom looking in the mirror and taking care of her facial skin.

January 20, 2021

6 Tips for Battling “Maskne”

We know one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is to wear a mask. But doing so may have one unintended consequence—mask-related acne, often called maskne. These tiny bumps around the mouth, nose and eyes are a common side effect that is usually the result of clogged…

Coronavirus, Dermatology, Skin Health

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Young woman looks into mirror, focused on a blemish on her cheek

October 23, 2020

HS 101: What You Need to Know About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

This painful skin condition that causes abscesses can be treated.

Dermatology, Skin Health

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An illustration of a comb with hair tangled around it.

July 10, 2019

Help for People with Sudden, Significant Hair Loss

Learn more about recognizing and treating alopecia areata.

Dermatology, Health

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Cartoon killer tanning bed with teeth

December 26, 2017

Paying a Hefty Price for a Killer Tan

Think tanning beds are safe? A skin cancer survivor shares her story of developing cancer after years of tanning bed use in hopes of warning others of their danger.

Cancer, Dermatology, Melanoma, Skin Health

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