Acne in the News

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

03/24/2015 - From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

03/20/2015 - Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea

03/13/2015 - More than 16 million Americans have incurable skin condition

Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study

02/04/2015 - Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

01/29/2015 - Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

Preventing Diaper Rash

12/31/2014 - Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

Health Tip: Minimize Acne

12/26/2014 - Treat skin well

Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds

12/23/2014 - But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

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

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Americans spend more than $100 million a year on nonprescription acne treatments--and that figure doesn't even include money spent on special soaps and cleansers.