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Keeping Your Summer Fun on Sound Footing

Keeping Your Summer Fun on Sound Footing

Latest Skin News SUNDAY, May 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you’re exercising this summer, don’t forget to take care of your feet. “Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced athletes, proper foot care is important to keep your body healthy,” said Dr. John Giurini, chief of podiatric surgery at Beth […]

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What can cause a bump on the back of the head?

What can cause a bump on the back of the head?

A bump on the back of the head has many possible causes, including injuries, cysts, fatty growths, inflamed hair follicles, and bone spurs. Bumps on this part of the body can be hard or soft, and they can vary in size. Injuries are a common cause of bumps and lumps on the back of the […]

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Health Tip: Treating Calluses at Home

Health Tip: Treating Calluses at Home

(HealthDay News) — Calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin. For healthy people, treatment is only necessary if a callus causes discomfort, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Skin News Mayo suggests how to treat calluses at home: Use over-the-counter pads. Soak the area in water. Moisturize your skin. Wear comfortable socks and shoes. For most people, […]

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What is dermatophagia?

What is dermatophagia?

Dermatophagia is a psychological condition in which a person compulsively bites, chews, gnaws, or eats their skin. It often affects the skin around people’s fingers. Dermatophagia is an emerging concept in mental health research. For this reason, there have been few studies into precisely what it is and how it differs from other conditions. According […]

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What to know about pimples on the arms

What to know about pimples on the arms

Many things, including infections and blocked pores, can cause a person to develop pimples on the arms. Because the fabric of clothes usually covers this part of the body, sweat or dirt can collect and clog the pores. Simple remedies and prevention tips can treat these pimples in many cases. A pimple is a swollen, […]

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Health Tip: Chemical Peel

Health Tip: Chemical Peel

(HealthDay News) — A chemical peel can reduce signs of aging and treat a variety of skin conditions, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Latest Skin News Acne, discoloration, freckles and sun-damaged skin are some of the many conditions commonly treated with a peel. After treatment, patients often see smoother skin, a brighter complexion, a […]

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Health Tip: Uses for Botox

Health Tip: Uses for Botox

(HealthDay News) — Botox injections work by weakening or paralyzing muscles, says MedlinePlus. Common side effects include pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site. Latest Skin News Depending on the condition being treated, the effects of Botox can last from three to 12 months. Doctors often use Botox in small doses to treat: Copyright […]

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What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men

What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men

Latest Skin News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Facial moisturizers are a mainstay against the march of time, smoothing over wrinkles and keeping dry skin supple. But new research shows that women pay a much higher price for that anti-aging weapon than men do. In the study, dermatologists from Massachusetts General Hospital checked […]

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What causes a smell behind the ear?

What causes a smell behind the ear?

Most people do not give the area behind their ears much attention. However, some people may notice a smell that originates there. Sometimes, poor hygiene can cause the smell, but minor infections are also a common cause.Because people cannot see the area behind their ears, they may not think to wash it or check for […]