Krista Bennett DeMaioHealth Writer
Krista Bennett DeMaio has well over a decade of editorial experience. The former magazine-editor-turned-freelance writer regularly covers skincare, health, beauty, and lifestyle topics. Her work has appeared in national publications and websites including Oprah, Women’s Health, Redbook, Shape, Dr. Oz The Good Life, bhg.com, and prevention.com. She lives in Huntington, New York with her husband and three daughters.
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This form of skin cancer can be life-threatening, but when caught early, it's 98% treatable. Learn how to protect yourself, and recognize a problematic spot before it takes a dangerous turn.
File under "Who Knew": There are several kinds of melanoma—several of which don’t even start in your skin. We’ll help you look out for any suspicious marks or specks, quite literally from head to toe.
Melanoma is almost always curable when you catch — and treat — it early enough. We'll help you understand what a road to recovery is likely to look like.
There are multiple forms of this scaly skin condition, and which one you have will determine the treatment you receive.
If you have this itchy skin condition, you might be scratching your head trying to figure out how you got it. Here, the top reasons you’re seeing those telltale red spots and scales.
When bones are weak, staving off further damage and preventing a fracture are both important. Read up on the moves, meds and other treatments proven to help.
A bone break is often a sudden, painful indicator of osteoporosis. We explain what leads to a break, how fractures are treated, and potential complications to look out for.
Dermatologists and allergists can both effectively treat your hives. We help you figure out which doc is right for you.