Acne in the News

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

12/10/2014 - Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

11/24/2014 - For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

Laser Used to Remove Tattoos May Help Reduce Acne Scars

11/20/2014 - Small study found it improved skin with shorter recovery time than seen with another type of laser

Keep It Clean After Ear Piercings

10/11/2014 - Dermatologist offers tips on preventing infections

As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds

10/07/2014 - New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars

10/01/2014 - Wash skin twice daily

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

09/19/2014 - Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says

09/05/2014 - Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

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

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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.