↑ Return to Health

Skin Care


What is your Sun IQ?


1. Can you tell the difference between a normal mole and malignant melanoma?

2. Are you using the right sunscreen?


3. Does your medication cause increased sun sensitivity?




Aging Skin

What person hasn’t experienced this unwelcome jolt? You look in the mirror and ask, “Who is that? I don’t feel that old.” When you weren’t looking (because mostly you’re not), your skin was succumbing to the ravages of time. Age spots, wrinkles, blotchiness, or leather skin might be staring right back at you. It can …

View page »

Lice and Scabies

  1. What are the differences between lice, scabies, and other itching conditions? Video of live scabies mite under microscope 2. How do I prevent parasitic infestation? 3. What treatment options area recommended?

View page »

The Dangers of Tanning

The Dangers of Tanning – Indoors or Outdoors   Ever been mistaken for Casperthe Friendly Ghost? Even if you’re not quite that white, you might still value a nice tan. Many people think a little color gives them a healthier –maybe even sexier – look. So isn’t it ironic that getting that glorious tan can …

View page »


  According to a new study, risky sun exposure increases as children age. Not exactly news for those of you with teens, is it? Looking at the sun behaviors of 360 fifth graders in 2004 and again three years later, researchers found this: More than half the kids had had at least one sunburn by …

View page »