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When Taking Rx Safely Means Taking Birth Control Seriously
For people with severe acne, prescription medication can work when cleansers and ointments fail. Some of those medications, however, can lead to problems if the patient becomes pregnant.
Safety Tips for Outdoor Sun Fun
Some of the hottest months of the year are here, and people are spending time outside, enjoying the sunshine, producing vitamin D and soaking up the ultraviolet (UV) rays. Practicing sun safety can keep harmful sunburns and other risks away and keep the fun going.
Strong Acne Meds Okay for Gastro Tract
When birth control pills can't clear up acne in women, a stronger medicine is the next step. But doctors and patients have been concerned about a few of these medicines and their possible links to inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
Acne Drug Linked to Pink Eye
Individuals taking an oral acne medication may be at an added risk of developing pink eye. New findings suggest isotretinoin ( Accutane ) could double your risk as compared to patients who don't take it.
Living for Years With Stage 4 Cancer
One can't have a much more serious health issue than stage 4 cancer. Treatment options are often limited and those that are available could be extremely expensive.
Rid Your Face of Redness
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects adults. Although it may make you feel self-conscious, you are not the only one to deal with rosacea. Even Bill Clinton and Princess Diana have battled with the condition.