Health News

Common Acne Medication Now Available as a Foam
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first topical form of the acne treatment minocycline.
New Acne Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first new retinoid for acne in more than 20 years.
Cosmetics Companies Under Fire
Cosmetics companies are under fire for advertising drug claims for their products.
Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
Enbrel Biosimilar Gets Green Light
Enbrel's new biosimilar recently got the green light it needed to treat several inflammatory health conditions.
Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac — Oh My!
If you are spending time outdoors this summer, you may come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. Here's what you need to know.
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.
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).