Caring for Pierced Ears: Tips From Dermatologists
October 07, 2014 12:46 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2014) - Although ear piercings are more common and can be less risky than other body piercings, they can still cause complications if not handled safely. For...
Caring for Tattooed Skin: Tips From Dermatologists
September 09, 2014 11:30 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2014) - Tattoos are popular ways to change your appearance and express yourself. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, more than a third of Americans...
African-American Hair: Dermatologists' Tips for Everyday Care, Processing and Styling
August 12, 2014 11:29 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - Unique in appearance and structure, African-American hair is especially fragile and prone to injury and damage. More than half of African-American...
Latest News From American Academy of Dermatology Scientific Meeting
August 07, 2014 08:13 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2014) - The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is holding the Summer Academy Meeting 2014, its annual summer scientific meeting in Chicago, August 6 - 10,...
Melasma: Tips to Make It Less Noticeable - American Academy of Dermatology
July 08, 2014 11:45 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) - Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. More likely to affect women and people with darker skin tones,...
How to Check for Bedbugs
June 10, 2014 11:30 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2014) -  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States is...
New Public Service Campaign Uses Humor to Urge Men Over 50 to Check Their Skin for Skin Cancer
May 27, 2014 11:30 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - May 27, 2014) -  The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today launched "Lawn," a public service advertisement (PSA) that encourages older men to check...
Time Flies: Don't Waste It by Tanning
May 19, 2014 11:59 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - May 19, 2014) - Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is the second most common form of cancer for teens and young adults ages 15 to 29, and the leading cause...
Don't Get Burned: Protect Your Skin During Outdoor Activities
May 13, 2014 12:34 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - While warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it also means carefully protecting your skin from the sun. A common problem during spring and...
Don't Wait Until It's Too Late: Learn How to Spot Skin Cancer(TM)
May 01, 2014 11:05 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - It is estimated that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in the course of their lifetime, and one person dies from melanoma -- the...