Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Itchy, blistering rashes from poison ivy, oak and sumac are common and are caused by an oil in the plants called urushiol.

Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections

WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An active ingredient in some psoriasis and multiple sclerosis medications has been linked to two cases of a rare and sometimes lethal brain infection.

Health Tip: Wash Your Face Correctly

(HealthDay News) -- Washing your face correctly can lead to healthier, more radiant skin.

High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products

THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who've created the first 3-D map of a person's skin say people are covered with the chemical residues from shampoos, beauty products and even clothing.

Exfoliate With Care, Dermatologist Urges

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you plan to exfoliate, get some professional advice first, a dermatologist suggests.

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many acne patients do not take all their recommended medications, a small new study suggests.

Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Peeling?

(HealthDay News) -- Peeling skin can occur due to sunburn, dry skin or a host of health conditions.

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recovery workers who toiled at the World Trade Center disaster site may face a heightened risk of rheumatoid arthritis and similar autoimmune diseases, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Aging Skin

(HealthDay News) -- Your skin has different needs as you age, and the products, skin care regimen and treatments may need to change.