Top 6 Rash-inducing Plants
July 19, 2017
A pleasant walk in your yard, a park or the woods can turn unpleasant quickly if you come in contact with rash-inducing plants and weeds. Learn to identify these plants...
Lyme Disease and Your Skin
July 5, 2017
Tick season is in full swing this summer, increasing your risk of developing Lyme disease. Lyme disease is spread by the bite of the Ixodes tick, usually no bigger than...
Cosmetic Treatments for Acne Scarring
June 28, 2017
Whether you suffered from acne as a teen or in adulthood, it can sometimes lead to unfortunate acne scarring. Not everyone will experience acne scars, but it is more common...
10 Common Causes for Acne Breakouts
June 21, 2017
Acne can happen at any age, and specifically as adults we often wonder why we are experiencing acne. “Acne is for kids”, says adult acne sufferers. Unfortunately that’s not the...
Acne at Any Age
June 14, 2017
June is Acne Awareness Month and as we all know acne, unfortunately, can affect people of all ages. So why does acne affect everyone differently? What causes a pimple is...
5 Things You Need to Know About Shingles
June 7, 2017
Many of you may have heard the term shingles, but might not actually know what it is. Let’s start out by reliving our childhood. Remember when you had chicken pox?...
UV Index: The Sun Safety Scale
May 31, 2017
The UV Index scale is a great tool to tell you how quickly sunburn can occur if you are not applying proper protection. The ultraviolet levels are measured on a...
Sunscreen: Picking the Right One for You
May 24, 2017
Research has shown sunscreen use can help prevent skin cancer by protecting you from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Walk into any store and you will see an abundance of...
Skin Fun Facts
May 20, 2017
Skin Fun Facts: Did you know…? Your skin is your largest organ and plays a vital role in detecting hot and cold, regulating your body temperature and protecting your muscles,...
What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening
May 17, 2017
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime. Regular self-skin exams and a yearly skin cancer screening...