Tag "dermatology"

With so many sunscreen products on the market, it can be a challenge to know which one is best for protecting your family’s skin. Here’s what you should look for on the product label when buying sunscreen this summer. 1. › Continue Reading

Corralling my kids long enough to slather the recommended golf ball-sized amount of sunscreen all over their skin is no easy task. Their wriggling and writhing combined with the sunscreen’s greasiness make it messy and challenging. But it’s worth the › Continue Reading

Acne is a very frequent problem in adolescence. Up to 85% of teens and young adults will develop it at some point in their lives. Even though it is so common, many teens still struggle with the personal and social › Continue Reading

Doing piles of laundry and managing the logistics of getting your child to games and practices comes with the territory for any athlete’s parent. But there’s something else nobody told you about when your kid signed up to play sports: › Continue Reading

Growing up you may have heard the saying, “leaves of three, let them be.” It’s an easy way to remember how to recognize poison ivy or oak plants – and it’s an important thing to teach kids as they’re exploring › Continue Reading

Lily is a smart, active two year old and the light of my life. If you meet her, you might also notice that she has large, flesh-colored lesions on her face, head and neck. She was born with linear nevus › Continue Reading

Eczema is among the most common childhood conditions – it affects 20% of all children – and it can also be one of the most frustrating conditions for families to manage. Because every child’s eczema is different, finding the right › Continue Reading

Here’s a reason to consider no tanning or the “spray tan option” instead of a tanning bed: Reported cases of melanoma in teens and young adults have skyrocketed; and they are directly associated with an increased use of tanning beds and unsafe › Continue Reading