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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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.