4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When you're enjoying the great outdoors, be on the lookout for poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.

FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some skin products contain mercury and pose a threat to your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Newer Treatments Can Make Scars Less Scary

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scars can alter your appearance and remind you of a difficult time, potentially diminishing your quality of life, a skin specialist says.

Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treating the skin disease psoriasis might reduce your risk for other health problems as well, a dermatology expert says.

Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.

Health Tip: If You Have a Lot of Moles

(HealthDay News) -- Having lots of moles may mean you're worried about skin cancer. Checking your skin often for changes and certain warning signs can help alleviate those fears.

Health Tip: Don't Ignore Acne

(HealthDay News) -- Acne is more than just a nuisance and a blow to someone's good looks. Letting acne run its course is not the best advice, the American Academy of Dermatology says.

Don't Let Painful Blisters Spoil Your Summer Fun

SATURDAY, July 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- You might think of blisters as painful nuisances on your feet, but one expert warns that blisters can appear anywhere that skin rubs against clothing or another part of the body.

Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use

MONDAY, July 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The once-daily acne treatment Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene) has been approved for over-the counter use among people 12 and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug

FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Good news for acne sufferers: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an over-the-counter retinoid drug for acne -- the first new active ingredient available without a prescription since the 1980s.