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Skin Disease

Sharp Toe Nails, Rough Whiskers, Heavy Legs And Other Physical Conditions That Can Block Snuggling In Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

So despite the ideal many people have of snuggling happily in bed at night, there are some people who would rather not snuggle or who have to be very careful about snuggling because of something physical about their partner.

Finding a Cure For a Life of Constant Pain

Elli Thompson Purtell | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Elli Thompson Purtell

Rafi was born with Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare genetic connective tissue disorder that results in extremely fragile skin and blistering. Even the slightest contact can tear the skin or cause blistering.

Epidermolysis Bullosa vs. The California Stem Cell Program: Disease-a-week Challenge # 12

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.13.2016 | Science
Don C. Reed

EB is a rare condition, sometimes called an "orphan disease". This is a good news/bad news situation: we want it rare, because no child should have to suffer such continual pain--but it also means the number of patients wanting cure may be too few to attract corporate money.

The Best Friend Ever? Meet A 9-Year-Old Bracelet Philanthropist

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.27.2015 | Good News

A 9-year-old girl with a big heart and nimble fingers raised $47,000 for a sick friend by selling rubber band bracelets on Facebook. Bethany Walker wa...

5 Ways Your Skin Is Telling You Something's Wrong

Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/21/2014 10:43 AM EDT on LiveScience The largest organ in the body, the skin, is sometimes said to...

PHOTOS: Family Raises Awareness Of Baby's Incurable 'Worst Disease You've Never Heard Of'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact

Imagine, as a parent, not being able to touch and hold your baby. Two parents are on a mission to raise awareness for their little girl's little-known...

How a National Broadband Plan Will Be The Next Public Works

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The National Broadband Plan has been a project that the Federal Communications Commission has been charged with since early 2009. The plan is designed...