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Kids with scales. It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but for one local family it’s reality and it causes everyone to stop and stare. From a distance, you might not notice but all three Green children have a rare skin disorder...
Q: My son is 5 years old and just started school. He hasn't had the chickenpox yet, but I'm sure he'll get it eventually. I know some parents actually expose their children to kids with chickenpox so they can catch it and get it over with. Is this safe?...
PIX11.comWe wait all winter long for the summer to arrive - and when it does, we're ready to show it all off. But along with the warm weather comes skin damaging culprits. Here with tips to help you combat summer skin problems is Dermatologist Dr. Bruce Katz....
Tags: Human Body, Skin, Health, Skin Damage, Dermatologists
The 33 NewsNorth Texas is on a hot streak of the worst kind--26 consecutive days of 100 degree temperatures. When the heat is on like it is something has to give--and lately it's been the skin. Dr. Melissa Rubenstein said she's seen a spike in patients at North...
Tags: Itching, Human Body, Skin, Health, Dermatologists
Americans spend almost $400 million a year on over-the counter acne treatments. No doubt you’ve seen the star-studded ads for Proactiv. Justin Bieber is not the only young celebrity pushing the product. Avril Lavigne, Julianne Hough, and Katy...
Tags: Acne, Consumers, Justin Bieber, Avril Lavigne, Health
FARGO, N.D. - When I was young, sun tanning was a popular pastime among my peers during the warm summer months. My friends had a golden glow. However, I couldn't stand the heat, and I thought lying in the sun was boring. I stayed in the cool shade and...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsKyle Hicks has waited for this day. “Three years, two months, four days and the transplant took 11 minutes,” says his grandmother, Marilyn McFadden. 11 minutes that could give Hicks a new chance at life. “Our hope is it will help him...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHave you ever slathered on sunscreen but somehow managed to miss your nose? Or the back of your hand? Or the tops of your feet? You're not the only one. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, most people apply less than half of the optimal...
Content courtesy of the American Geriatrics SocietyResearch shows that there are two major factors that impact aging - those caused by the genes we inherit and those changes caused by environmental factors, such as exposure to the sun's rays, illness or lack of personal hygiene. While little can be...
The holidays burst upon us every year with a veneer of joyousness, yet that bubbling of good cheer masks a series of rather dire seasonal warnings: Don't eat too many rich, fatty foods; don't drink to excess; don't forsake your exercise routine; and,...
Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)Cataracts, a clouding of the eye's lens that blocks vision, are common in people 65 and older. But although age is a major risk factor, you may be able to slow the process. Some tips: Wear sunglasses. The sun's ultraviolet rays can speed up tissue...
Tags: Human Body, Allergies, Health, Asthma, Internists
Due to a recent change in Kansas vaccination requirements, more school-age children will need additional chickenpox vaccinations before the start of the 2011-12 school year. The Sedgwick County Health Department wants to help ease financial burden by...
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