| Oct 21, 2008
Every few days, Houston police officer Charles Mickens takes a deep breath, and starts a painful and often bloody process.
"Before, there was the itching with the hair there. Now I don't have the itching I have the stinging feeling from the bumps...
| Apr 9, 2009
Michelle Stevens first noticed the red, blotchy patches on her toddler's feet after he started walking. Every time Noah walked outdoors in their grassy backyard, the blotches appeared.
Before long, the itchy patches — signs of eczema —...
| Nov 6, 2008
This November FOX delivers major television events, victorious all-new episodes and super guest stars, including the 19th annual edition of THE SIMPSONS "Treehouse of Horror" Nov. 2; Brendan Fehr guest-starring on BONES as Booth's (David Boreanaz)...
| Apr 18, 2009
Lakers flags are fluttering on cars throughout the city. Stars want courtside seats. Scalpers are asking up to $8,100 for a ticket.
On Sunday the NBA playoff marathon begins for the Lakers and lasts until mid-June, they hope.
The Lakers have won 14 NBA...
| May 21, 2009
Q: I get itchy rashes on my belly, arms and legs. They look like mosquito bites at first, but after some time, the itch becomes less intense, and the color turns dark, leaving little dark dots on my skin. Sometimes a bit of fluid comes out of them. I've...
| Jan 19, 2009
Some things change at the Sundance Film Festival, but not everything. There may now be more cab companies licensed than in New York City and a Jumbotron screen installed at the foot of Main Street to broadcast the inauguration, but the festival's search...
| Jul 10, 2009
Swimmer's ear -- an infection and inflammation of the ear canal -- is a common problem of summer. Here are some tips from pediatricians:
Dry off. Immediately after swimming or taking a shower, dry your outer ear thoroughly with a soft towel or cloth....
| Aug 5, 2009
Too much sun. Too much fun. Your end-of-summer frolicking or glued-to-the-computer habit has your eyes crying for mercy.
* Splash clean, cold water in your eyes then switch to warm water. Keep alternating between warm and cold water...
| Jul 22, 2009
Shingles is a painful, and somewhat mysterious, skin disease that affects people who have had chicken pox. It may occur spontaneously or may be induced by stress, fever, radiation therapy, tissue damage or immunosupression.
Dr. Oanh Lauring, chief of...
| Apr 7, 2009
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The vulva is subject to a range of skin problems, many of them inadvertently self-inflicted.
You may routinely pamper your face and work hard to keep it moisturized and irritation-free, but what have you done lately for the more sensitive skin of your...