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‘Margarita dermatitis’ caused by sun, lime juiceJun 10, 2015
Adding a slice of lime to a favorite summer drink is nice to cool off with, but our experts say it could leave your skin burning.
Bright ideas for sun protection, skin careJun 5, 2015
Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is not the only factor to consider when protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Our experts provide tips on preventing skin cancer.
Sunscreen doesn’t have to be a burning issueMay 6, 2015
Sensitive skin should not keep you from wearing sunscreen, especially during the summer months when more time is spent outside.
Put a lid on it: Improper storage of makeup could lead to infectionMar 23, 2015
Not storing makeup properly and using out-of-date cosmetics can result in infection, said dermatology experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Protect children’s skin from unregulated term 'hypoallergenic'Feb 4, 2015
Recent study finds two chemicals often associated with allergic reactions in many over-the-counter pediatric skin care products, including some labeled “hypoallergenic.”
Hot showers harmful to skin during winterJan 15, 2015
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say the higher temperatures at bath time increase dry skin, which could have long-term damaging effects.
Baylor College of Medicine offers revolutionary non-invasive fat reduction treatmentNov 17, 2014
Syneron Candela UltraShape® is the first non-invasive fat reduction treatment of its kind and the only UltraShape in Houston is at Baylor College of Medicine.
Alleviate 'sugar sag' with healthier dietOct 21, 2014
Everyone wants to age gracefully but they may not know that certain foods cause "sugar sag," which results in wrinkles and loose skin.
Experts provide tips for a healthy, safe HalloweenOct 30, 2013
Keep your Halloween full of treats instead of tricks with some tips from experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
$1 million gift to fund Ehlers Danlos syndrome research at BCMAug 14, 2013
With a new $1 million gift, Baylor College of Medicine geneticist Dr. Brendan Lee hopes to broaden understanding of the mechanisms of Ehlers Danlos syndrome, an incurable, inherited connective tissue disorder.