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Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival Advantage

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Obese men with advanced melanoma skin cancer seem to have a survival benefit over their slimmer peers, a new study suggests.

It May Be Winter, But Keep That Sunscreen Handy

SATURDAY, Feb. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Just because it's not summer doesn't mean you're safe from sun-related skin damage.

Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Acne can be emotionally devastating at any age, and new research suggests it could even throw you into a deep depression.

New Treatment Could Be 'Breakthrough' for Vitiligo Skin Condition

MONDAY, Feb. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have discovered a combination of treatments that can return color to skin that has been lightened by vitiligo -- the skin disease that turned Michael Jackson's skin white.

Winter Weather Skin Savers

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Winter can be harsh on your skin, especially your hands and face. Try these fast, easy and inexpensive steps to avoid the chapping and flaking that comes with the season.

How to Take Action Against Acne

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Waiting for acne to clear up on its own can be frustrating, especially for teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance.

'Facial Stretches' Could Trim Years Off Your Look

FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Could facial "yoga" be a new fountain of youth?

Medicinal Cream May Help Stop Skin Cancer's Return

FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For people who've battled certain common forms of skin cancer, use of a generic cream called 5-FU may greatly reduce the odds that the disease will come back, new research shows.

Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise for Immune Disorder Scleroderma

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stem cell transplants could offer new hope for people with a severe form of scleroderma -- a debilitating and deadly condition that affects the immune system, a new study suggests.

Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis

THURSDAY, Dec. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Among people with the skin disease psoriasis, could skin color play a role in whether or not they visit a dermatologist?

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