FDA Proposes Stronger Warnings on Tanning Beds
May 06, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer
The Food and Drug Administration wants to make consumers more aware about the risks of tanning beds.
Some Lipsticks Contain Toxic Metals
May 02, 2013, Lindsey Konkel, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Lead, cadmium, chromium and titanium are found in lipstick.
Skin Cancer Linked to Higher Risk of Other Cancers
April 23, 2013, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
People who have had common skin cancers may be at an increased risk of getting cancer again in their life, according to a new study.
Smartphone Apps for Skin Cancer: How Accurate Are They?
January 16, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
Smartphone applications that look for signs of melanoma are often inaccurate.
7 Plastic Surgery Myths Revealed
December 19, 2012, Joseph Brownstein, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
The myths and facts about plastic surgery.
Hair-Straightening Products Dangerous, US Reps Say
December 12, 2012, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
The FDA should do more to protect the public from the health consequences of hair straightening products, representatives of congress said today.
Nail Salon Lamps Don't Raise Skin Cancer Risk
December 07, 2012, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
The UV lamps commonly used at nail salons won't increase your risk of skin cancer, a new study says.
Acne in Women Can Signal Hormone Problems
November 26, 2012, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
An underlying hormonal disorder can sometimes cause acne in adult women.
The Truth About Anti-Aging Products
November 05, 2012, Linda Thrasybule, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Anti-aging products make some alluring promises. Here's a look at five ingredients, and the evidence about whether they may actually work.
What Causes Rashes?
October 05, 2012, Fred Cicetti, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Contact dermatitis is caused by direct contact with irritants or allergens.
Popular Dandruff Treatment May Worsen Condition, Researchers Say
August 16, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Oils applied to the scalp can help remove dandruff and cradle cap, but while some oils may help, others may worsen the condition, researchers say. Here's a look at what to use.
Why We Sunburn
July 08, 2012, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
Researchers have discovered a molecular signal that triggers sunburns.
Common Household Chemical May Increase Kids' Risk of Eczema
June 28, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Exposure to a household chemical in the womb may increase the risk of eczema in children.
To Tan-Loving Young Adults, 'Everything Causes Cancer'
June 19, 2012, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
Why do we do things that we know are bad for us?
Safety of Spray Tanning Chemical Questioned
June 12, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Spray tans might not be so risk-free after all.
What Are the Best Ways to Get Rid of Scars?
May 18, 2012, Fred Cicetti, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Fishy Beauty Trend: Spa Pedicures May Spread Disease
May 16, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Fish that are sometimes used by spas to clean feet may not be so clean themselves, a new study suggests.
What's the Best Way to Treat Warts?
May 10, 2012, Fred Cicetti, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Here's a look at the ways to remove warts.
Young Adults Raise Skin Cancer Risk with Sunburns, Indoor Tanning
May 10, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Young adults commonly engage in behaviors that increase their risk of skin cancer.
7 Beauty Trends that Are Bad for Your Health
May 01, 2012, Linda Thrasybule, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Some beauty products and treatments may pose a risk to your health.
Researchers Find Genes Linked with Psoriasis
April 23, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Tattooed People Drink More
April 16, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Individuals with tattoos drink more than their tattoo-less peers
9 Interesting Plastic Surgery Facts
April 16, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
The number of Americans undergoing plastic surgery on their chin rose dramatically last year.
HPV May Increase Skin Cancer Risk
March 28, 2012, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
Infection with some types of human papillomaviruses, or HPVs, may increase the risk of skin cancer.
Plastic Surgery Shaves 9 Years Off Your Age
February 21, 2012, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
After plastic surgery, people in a new study looked 9 years younger than their actual age, and 7 years younger than their estimated age before surgery, researchers report.