Skin Health

A comprehensive overview of different skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and chronic hives, ways to distinguish them from each other, and treatment options. Inspiring personal stories from patient experts on living with a visible illness.

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Is It Chronic Hives or Another Skin Condition?

Several skin conditions share symptoms with chronic hives. Learn about the similarities and differences among skin conditions to ensure the right diagnosis.

By Eileen Bailey

Eczema or Another Skin Condition?

In order to treat eczema correctly, you need the right diagnosis. Read about nine illnesses that share symptoms with eczema in order to know what you have.

By Eileen Bailey

Slather on the Sunscreen, and Make It High SPF

The way people typically apply sunscreen provides, at most, about 40 percent of the expected protection, say researchers at King’s College in London. The reason: Most people put on sunscreen too thin.

By Diane Domina

What Chronic Hives Taught Me About Life and Health

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana knew how to deal with an invisible illness like Lupus, but an outbreak of chronic hives taught her a whole new set of lessons.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

The 9 Best All-Natural Remedies to Soothe Your Skin

Commercial beauty products can be irritating to the skin, especially if you have psoriasis. Learn about some all-natural alternatives that can soothe your skin.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

How to Treat Genital Psoriasis

Did you know that your psoriasis medication may not be safe to use on genital psoriasis? Learn about safe and effective treatments for genital psoriasis.

By Claire Gillespie

Stage 4 Melanoma Diagnosis – What Comes Next?

You’ve gotten a stage 4 melanoma diagnosis. You’re scared and uncertain for your future. A team of doctors will explain your options for treatment.

By Eileen Bailey

Stage 4 Melanoma - What to Ask Your Doctor

A stage 4 melanoma diagnosis is scary. Make a list of questions to ask your doctor about your options, treatment, and what to expect.

By Eileen Bailey

7 Ways to Enjoy Summer – Even With Eczema

Do you hibernate in the summer because of your eczema? Time to come out and enjoy the season. These tips will help make summer fun, indoors or outdoors.

By Ashley Wall

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