Acne in the News

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

08/27/2014 - But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises

08/14/2014 - Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips

08/09/2014 - Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA

06/25/2014 - In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

06/23/2014 - Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk

06/10/2014 - Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

New Approaches to Acne Treatment

06/09/2014 - Topical applications plus antibiotics often succeed, experts say

Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon

05/30/2014 - Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study

05/29/2014 - A family history of condition also increases your risk

Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin

05/29/2014 - Suggestions to help keep it clear

Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers

03/18/2014 - These things may cause skin problems

Instructional Video Improves Skin Cancer Diagnoses in Older Men: Study

02/19/2014 - Whole-body exams more common among film viewers

Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds

02/14/2014 - In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children

01/13/2014 - Researchers report six cases where stopping use of wipes resolved skin reaction

Health Tip: Taming Acne

01/10/2014 - Don't expect medication to work immediately

Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin

12/28/2013 - Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face

10/30/2013 - Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet

09/11/2013 - However, cosmetic improvement is only temporary

Skin Care Tips for Psoriasis Patients

08/23/2013 - Expert suggests ways to ease itching and other discomforts

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

08/06/2013 - New guidelines released to help doctors treat younger patients age-appropriately

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If you have a pimple, you're not alone. Close to 100 percent of people ages 12 to 17 have at least an occasional whitehead, blackhead, or pimple. More than 40 percent of adolescents have acne severe enough by their mid-teens to require treatment by a physician.