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That Pinterest Recipe for Homemade Sunscreen? Skip It

You don’t want to mess around when it comes to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays.

By Lara DeSanto
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9 Ways to Keep Costs Down for Psoriasis

Psoriasis treatment is expensive – costing the average person $8000 a year. Casey Nilsson offers some creative ideas for cost savings, from coupons to patient assistance.

By Casey Nilsson
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Using a Daily Skin Moisturizer Could Protect You From Diseases Like Alzheimer’s, Diabetes

A new study out of the University of California at San Francisco found that older adults who used a skin cream twice a day for a month had lower levels of inflammation throughout their bodies. Here’s what you need to know.

By Lara DeSanto
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8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.

By Lisa Davis
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7 Sneaky Eczema Spots

These fixes will help clear your skin from head to toe.

By Dori Price
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Melanoma: Eat These Foods to Help Prevent Recurrence

Much of cancer is out of your control, but eating right can help improve your chances of a healthy survivorship. Try these tips from dietitian Carmen Roberts.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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Make Your Loved One Get a Skin Cancer Exam

When your loved one has a suspicious mole, urge them to get a skin cancer exam, even if they're stubborn. Here are some snappy answers to common cop-outs.

By Eileen Bailey
Dermatologist searching for signs of skin cancer.

New Treatments and Diagnostics for Melanoma

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. In the past melanoma outsmarted us, but now, with new treatments and tests, we’re starting to outsmart melanoma.

By Eileen Bailey
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How Men Can Protect Their Skin in the Winter

When it comes to knowing how to protect their skin during the winter months, most men are clueless. Here are some helpful tips.

By John Riddle
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Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

Nail psoriasis may not be preventable, but these tips for proper nail care can help you have fewer flare-ups.

By HealthAfter50