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Chace Beech

5 Surprising Summer Skin Problems And How To Avoid Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Chace Beech | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Summer is "officially" almost here, but for many of us the season has already begun with long evenings spent by the lake, backyard barbecues and the w...

It's Time for the U.S. to Catch Up on Melanoma Prevention

Wendy K.D. Selig | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy K.D. Selig

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays and the resulting cellular damage is a leading risk factor for developing melanoma -- and that risk factor is something we can control and reduce.

You're Probably Wondering About My Nose

Roz Warren | Posted 05.24.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

There are two kinds of people in this world. There are the folks who, upon seeing you, blurt, "What happened to your nose?" And there are those who, upon seeing you, WANT to blurt, "What happened to your nose?" but are far too polite. Or repressed.

Glaucoma Awareness and African Americans

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 04.07.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Appropriately, January is designated, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and I don't want anyone to miss the opportunity to learn about glaucoma and perhaps save their sight.

How Do Financial Incentives Influence Doctors' Judgments?

Dr. Paul Marantz | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paul Marantz

We should also recognize that we, too, are human, and when our recommendations have financial implications, we should ask ourselves: How might this influence our decision-making?

VIDEO: What Your Nails Say About Your Health

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

During a routine checkup, most patients expect to have their blood drawn, step on a scale, then open up and say, 'ahhh.' But one doctor suggests that ...

Transforming Skin: Transgender Dermatology

Brian Ginsberg, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Ginsberg, M.D.

For the transgender individual whose misrepresentative outer appearance is at the root of their personal conflict, it may be clear how the skin is a critical component of establishing self-harmony. However, the role of the dermatologist in their care is yet to be determined.

8 Dermatologist Tips for Healthier Hair

DermApproved | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
DermApproved

Bad news for modern women: Many of today's common hair care practices are not great for hair follicles.

Here's What It Looks Like When You Don't Wash Off Your Makeup For A Month

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty

When one woman volunteered to see what would happen if she didn't wash the makeup off her face for a month, the results were pretty scary. Watch Th...

Relief for Itchy Pets

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 08.04.2013 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Most dogs and cats will occasionally lick their feet or rub their face. There are some pets, however, that are consumed by this activity to the point that they traumatize their skin till its raw and inflamed. These pets are suffering and need a therapeutic plan of action to help.

Angelina Jolie Voight

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 07.21.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Depending how you count, there are at least 60 body parts or organs in the human body. There are far more if you count each bone and muscle. Clearly, ...

Dr. Taylor and Dr. Taylor Solve a Problem

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

As you may know, I see many patients each week as I practice dermatology. After asking questions about the problem and examining the patient, I make a...

Portrait of a Not-So-Perfect Pregnancy: Part One

Natalie Thomas | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

While on a relaxing and over-indulgent trip to Lake Como, Italy, let's just say "things happened" and I woke in the middle of the night after the happening knowing two things. One, I had a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and two, I felt certain I was pregnant.

Beauty That's Here To Stay: It's About Time

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Rather than fighting the aging process, more women seem to be coming to terms with it. They are redefining what it means to be beautiful -- at age 50, 60 and beyond -- and are wearing that new definition proudly on their faces.

Sanity or Self-Esteem?

Patrice Bendig | Posted 03.04.2013 | Women
Patrice Bendig

When I went in to see my dermatologist last week, I didn't think I'd be reduced to tears by the end of appointment.

The Safe Use of Topical Pain Relievers

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 01.26.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Topical pain relievers are generally inexpensive and available in your local drugstore. They contain over-the-counter active ingredients like capsaicin, methyl salicylate or menthol. The following tips are a useful guide to safely using topical pain relievers.

The Truth Behind 5 Popular Anti-Aging Products

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.08.2012 | Fifty

Stores across the country are packed with products designed to make you look younger. Some are for wrinkles; others for turkey necks. But many of thes...

All the News That's Fit to Print, But What Happened To The Ads?

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

But I'm really hoping that pretty soon there will be a Sunday New York Times App just for the Advertisement or at the very least, a NYT's section under Features devoted to Advertisements.

These Women are Whitening WHAT?

Dan Morrison | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women
Dan Morrison

In a new ad that I have been assured is not a parody, an attractive young bride lacks confidence around her husband because her vagina is too dark and vagina-like.

Review of Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist by Debra Jaliman M.D.

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Traci L. Slatton

Skin Rules meticulously documents Dr. Jaliman's actual advice. She practices what she preaches in this slim, smart volume.

Exploring Iran's Dead Sea

Adam Valen Levinson | Posted 02.11.2012 | Travel
Adam Valen Levinson

The ceiling tapers back into the depths and looks like the inside of an icebox, dripping with pure white salt stalactites.

Catherine Pearson

Study: Effective Acne Treatments Still A Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living

Clicking through a popular acne forum reveals more than 15,000 threads on over-the-counter acne treatments and nearly 50,000 on prescription options a...

Under My Skin: What Happens to Newly-Divorced Men

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 10.22.2011 | Divorce
Joel Schwartzberg

When men are set adrift, they look for anything to which they can anchor their lives again. Even a simple schedule. Especially a girlfriend.

Skincare Innovations

Fredric S. Brandt, MD. PA. | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Fredric S. Brandt, MD. PA.

Whether you're ready to commit to in-office procedures or want to get the most out of at-home treatments, there are endless cutting-edge options to reveal a younger, fresher you.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Because there's no single cause for alopecia, many myths have emerged to explain it, along with a raft of specious cures.