Chronic wounds that don’t heal within three months present ongoing problems. Learn the risks and treatments for the three most common types.
Who doesn’t want beautiful skin? Lovely, luminous skin makes you glow and helps you to look healthy and full of vitality. Here is our guide to keep your skin looking its best.
When temperatures rise, your body perspires more, and that includes your feet. Shoes plus hot weather equals foot odor – or even athlete’s foot. Find out how to keep your feet healthy and free of strong odor.
If you’ve been through menopause, you may notice some unwelcome changes in your hair and skin. But good eating and grooming habits can keep you looking great.
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Rosacea is a chronic skin condition causing persistent redness of the facial skin. Learn about risk factors, triggers and treatments.
If you have diabetes, you may want to be a little more cautious about taking care of simple cuts, scratches, scrapes and bruises. In fact, skin care of any kind is important to your health. Bruises are the simplest to address. As long as the skin is not broken, you really don’t need to do … Read More
Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label. Northwestern University researchers surveyed 114 patients at a dermatology clinic to determine what they knew and understood about sunscreen. Researchers gave the patients … Read More
For some of us trying to get a good shave, it can seem like hit or miss. You might wonder why you don’t always get a smooth result. There are some ways to get a smoother, safer shave, says Sondra Powell, manager of Cleveland Clinic’s Aesthetics Program. She says of all the ways to remove … Read More
“It’s itchy.” “It’s hot.” “It’s in the way.” Wearing a cast can be awkward for your child, says Ryan Goodwin, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. But it’s sometimes the best way to help a broken bone heal correctly. Some fractures can be treated with splints or slings, he says. Others — … Read More
If you have tiny white bumps on your nose, chin or cheeks, resist the urge to try removing them. You likely have milia, a skin condition that’s common among newborns – so common, in fact, that up to half of all babies develop milia. Mila happens when dead skin cells get trapped beneath the skin’s surface and … Read More