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PETOSKEY — When the summer temperatures heat up, so does the chance of getting cercarial dermatitis, commonly known as “swimmer’s itch.” It’s a skin irritation that is caused by larval form of certain flatworms, which are...
Tags: Lakes and Ponds, Swimming, Sports
For the first three days of Ravens training camp, Tandon Doss put forth arguably one of the more improved showings from returning second-year players. But the wide receiver has missed the last six consecutive days because of a hamstring injury. And he&...
Tags: David Reed, Football, Tandon Doss, Sports
Despite its name, ringworm is not caused by a worm. Instead, it develops when fungus grows and multiplies on the skin. Dr. Dakara Rucker Wright, a dermatologist with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group who practices at Kaiser Permanente's Towson...
Sneezing, itching nose, watery eyes — it's the common cold, right? Maybe not. While seasonal allergies or allergic rhinitis are typically associated with a younger crowd it is not unheard of for allergists to see older adults dealing with allergy...
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesCracked heels, chapped lips, scaly legs, fissured hands, skin so tight and parched it practically hurts to smile. All can be brought on by dry, hot Santa Ana winds common in the fall or by the cold weather and heated rooms of winter — and...
Tags: Health, Psoriasis, Lymphoma, Dermatology, Personal Service
As an Air Force intelligence officer, Sean Lane saw firsthand the communications challenges facing soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Civilians in the United States had better, faster access to data on their smartphones and 3G networks than soldiers did in...
If you've had it, you would know. Chronic itchiness -- often the result of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or allergies -- disrupts sleep, dims pleasure and limits activities. Just as much as chronic pain does. Now it's official: A study...
Tags: Health, Allergies, Education, Human Body, Symptoms
School reaction to lice outbreaks has relaxed in recent years –– in sharp contrast to previous generations when students were subjected to mass inspections every fall, forced to stand in line to have their scalps checked for the tiny parasites...
Lehigh Valley WildSpring 2012 is all about protecting yourself from ticks and other bugs. While most people opine there will be a larger tick population because of a warmer than usual winter, the simple truth is there will be more bloodsucking ticks and mosquitoes ready to...
At some point in next week's NFL draft, the Ravens will get the itch. It's usually a good itch, and few teams, if any, have been as successful at scratching it as they have been the past two decades. That's why during the draft it has become a question...
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