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How to safely get a tattoo removedupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 10:26:00

Getting that tattoo seemed like a good idea at the time. But now that blast from the past on your back or tribal band around your arm may seem like a bit of body art you could live without.

Is my son's widespread upper-body rash really rosacea?updated: Mon Mar 08 2010 08:47:00

I have a preadolescent son who has developed a rash on his abdomen, shoulders/top of his arms, chest area, upper/lower back and portions of his neck, but NOT on his face. He is not itchy or in pain, but we waited a few days and then took him to his pediatrician. They said it is rosacea. Is it possible for it to be this widespread?

Is having a mole removed painful?updated: Mon Feb 08 2010 09:10:00

I have a small mole on the tip of my nose. Can I have a small mole removed? What is the recovery time? Is it painful?

Got celluite? Too bad!updated: Fri Aug 21 2009 12:47:00

CNN's Melissa Long looks at cellulite, what causes it and can you get rid of it?

Elusive search for cellulite cure continuesupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 12:47:00

Beverly Hunt is a mover and a shaker. A public relations executive who runs her own business in Laurel, Maryland, Hunt believes in looking good. She keeps active and stays in shape.

Skin cancer is colorblind -- no 'free pass'updated: Fri May 29 2009 11:56:00

When Tiffany Wilson noticed a small growth on her left hip, she didn't think much of it. LeAnn Rimes Recalls 'Scaly Girl' Kid Tauntsupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 12:52:00

Others "didn't want to hang out with me or touch me," the singer says of her psoriasis

Getting burnedupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 18:11:00

CNN Medical Corrrespondent Elizabeth Cohen shows us the best and worst sunscreens.

Too tattooed to work?updated: Thu Jun 19 2008 14:38:00

At Sara Champion's previous job as a project engineer for one of the country's top construction firms, visible tattoos for professional staff were against company policy.

The savvy parent's guide to sun safety updated: Fri Jul 06 2007 04:10:00

Myth No. 1: A suntan's fine, as long as you don't burn.

Lawsuit asks: Is your sunscreen doing its job?updated: Tue Jun 13 2006 12:59:00

How confident are you when you slather on sunscreen? What do "waterproof," "all day," "UVA/UVB protection," and "sunblock," mean to you? An important step in protecting against skin cancer, right?

Money Magazine: Prime Years Preservation Planupdated: Sat Oct 01 2005 00:01:00

You just turned 40, or maybe 45. And while you don't exactly feel different, you've begun to sense that on matters of health, it's time to keep your eye on the ball in a whole new way.

CNNMoney: Zits zapped for just $225?updated: Fri Aug 12 2005 07:24:00

Zits... pimples... whiteheads... if one of these has marred a date, interview or photograph, you may want to read on.

Business 2.0: Here Comes the One-Hour Face-Liftupdated: Wed Oct 01 2003 00:01:00

In the fight against wrinkles and aging, Americans spent $7.7 billion on cosmetic medical procedures last year. Next year they'll undergo 12 million nips, tucks, peels, and plumps of one sort or an...

Money Magazine: Making Sense Of Sunscreen Which ones really protect you from skin cancer? A shopper's guideupdated: Thu Jul 01 1999 00:01:00

If your mother didn't tell you, pop radio will: You should use sunscreen. The surprise is that most of us don't. In a 1998 survey by the American Academy of Dermatology, only 15% of respondents use...

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