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The Best Sunscreens for Kids | Protection for Delicate Skin

Summer is a great time for kids to get outdoors and play, but it’s important to protect their skin from ...

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Safe Summer Skin

Sunburns or insect bites may feel like an inescapable part of summer, but both can be prevented. To protect your ...

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Medical Animation: Acne

The skin contains many tiny hair follicles, or pores. Each pore contains a hair and a multi-lobed gland called a ...

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Seeing Spots

Moles on a child’s skin are usually nothing to worry about. These small spots are caused by groups of cells ...

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Facts vs. Myths: The Truth About Indoor Tanning

With the first fall dances now on the horizon, I see them flocking – teenagers toward tanning salons, anxious to ...

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How to Talk To Your Teen About Acne

Thinking back to our own teenage years, all but a lucky few will recall a battle with acne as one ...

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Tips for Applying Sunscreen to Children

On this episode of MomDocs, Dr. Carrie Coughlin shares essential tips for applying sunscreen to children. The best way to ...

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Protecting Your Infants From The Sun

On this episode of MomDocs, Dr. Carrie Coughlin, a pediatric dermatologist, joins us to discuss infants and sunscreen. You can ...

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Choosing Sunscreen For Your Kids

Dr. Carrie Coughlin, a pediatric dermatologist with Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, talks about what to look for ...