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Many dermatology doctors-in-training don't report errors

Many doctors who are training to be dermatologists have committed errors or seen other doctors commit errors, according to...

Childhood eczema may last into adulthood: study

Despite a widespread belief that childhood eczema clears up by adolescence, a new study suggests the condition often lasts...

Stress in pregnancy linked to children's asthma risk

Stress during pregnancy brought on by events like divorce, job loss or death of a loved one appears to be linked to an increased...

Fitbit sued over recalled fitnes wristband that caused rashes

Fitbit Inc, which recalled a wristband fitness tracker a month ago following complaints that it caused rashes and blisters,...

Indoor tanning tied to risky behaviors among teens

U.S. teenagers who use indoor tanning devices are more likely to take part in other risky behaviors, according to a new government...

Beard transplants latest fad for Brooklyn's hip young men

Young men wearing pork-pie hats, knitted snoods and stylishly drab clothing are crowding doctors' waiting rooms in a burgeoning...

Hundreds of foods in U.S. contain "ADA" plastics chemical -report

Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the United States, including many foods labeled as "healthy," contain...

Receipts may be source of endocrine disruptor: study

Handling receipts may increase the body's level of a chemical that has been linked to reproductive and neurological problems,...

Are recommendations from remote dermatologists reliable?

Offsite doctors may be able to reliably evaluate hospitalized patients with possible skin conditions based on photographs...

Video on skin aging inspires teen sunscreen use

Teenagers felt more compelled to apply sunscreen if they saw in a video that it could protect their skin from premature aging...

Indoor tanning common in Western countries: study

More than a third of adults in Western countries have been exposed to indoor tanning at some point, according to an analysis...

Modern humans more Neanderthal than once thought, studies suggest

It's getting harder and harder to take umbrage if someone calls you a Neanderthal. According to two studies published on...

Eye doctors warn of damage from lasers

Powerful lasers that are easily purchased online pose a serious danger to vision, according to a new report. Doctors from...

Skin cancer awareness low among minorities

Black and Hispanic people and other minorities tend to know less about skin cancer than whites, a new study suggests. "Our...

Some skin creams bad news for eczema

People with eczema are especially vulnerable to allergic reactions to certain preservatives in lotions and creams, according...

Acne drug users need to know birth control options: study

Women using a popular acne drug that causes birth defects need better information about how to keep from getting pregnant,...

Actor Hugh Jackman reveals skin cancer scare

Australian actor Hugh Jackman said on Thursday that he had a skin cancer scare when doctors diagnosed a mark on his nose...

Supplements may not guard against cancer, heart disease

There is little evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements protect people from cancer and heart problems, according to...

Smokers' skin may age faster

Smokers are likely to get bags under their eyes and wrinkles around their lips earlier than non-smokers, according to a new...

Arthritis drug appears effective after one year: study

Previously untreated patients experienced significant and lasting reductions in signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis...

Worried about chemicals in cosmetics? Apps may help

Consumers worried about what might be lurking within their cosmetics and skin care products can turn to new apps that scan...

Laser surgery lawsuits against non-doctors on the rise

More patients are filing claims after being burned, scarred or otherwise injured during laser surgeries performed by non-doctors,...

Physician emerges as seller of Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery notes

A Southern California plastic surgeon said on Wednesday he is behind the auction of a physician's notes that shows actress...

After melanoma, people head back to the sun: study

People with the most dangerous type of skin cancer tend to stay out of the sun and wear extra sunscreen the year after being...

Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a...

Immune drugs hold hope of "clinical cure" for melanoma

A new generation of drugs designed to trigger the immune system to fight cancer is offering the prospect of a "clinical cure"...

Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute...

Most steroid skin creams likely safe during pregnancy

Expectant mothers can use corticosteroid creams for irritated skin without putting their fetus at risk, except for large...

Doctors doing little to promote sunscreen use: study

Doctors rarely talk to patients about using sunscreen, even when patients have a history of skin cancer, according to surveys...

GSK cancer vaccine disappoints in melanoma trial

An experimental cancer vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline failed to help melanoma patients in a closely watched late-stage clinical...

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