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For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead

February 17, 2017. 1:00 PM EST. Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises Read article


Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds

February 13, 2017 Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks

February 08, 2017 Dry environment might alter how easily mosquito-borne virus is transmitted, researchers say

Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway

February 01, 2017 Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief—and Don’t Scratch

January 31, 2017 Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin

January 18, 2017 Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients’ Mental Disorders

January 18, 2017 10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Confirmed in Eastern National Parks

January 17, 2017 U.S. National Park Service and CDC advise using insect repellents on clothes and skin

Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning’s Risks

January 13, 2017 7 out of 10 surveyed overlook connection to skin cancer

Scientists Create Mosquitoes Resistant to Dengue Virus

January 12, 2017 Hope is to eventually make the bugs fend off multiple infections, including Zika

How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

January 08, 2017 Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds

January 04, 2017 Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

FDA to Weigh Dangers of Exploding E-Cigarettes

January 03, 2017 Agency announces 2-day meeting on the safety risks of the lithium batteries that power the devices

Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year

January 03, 2017 Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

How to Keep Your Kids Cozy and Safe by the Fireside

January 01, 2017 All types of fireplaces -- wood, gas and electric -- are potential safety hazards, experts warn

Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick?

December 30, 2016 Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit