Athlete's foot

Showers, locker rooms and swimming pools can spread athlete's foot from person to person. Find out how you can prevent this common fungal infection.


Bronchiolitis is an infection of the lungs' airways that starts out like a cold but progresses to coughing and wheezing. It's common in infants.


Cholera causes severe diarrhea and can kill in a matter of hours, yet can be easily treated with oral or intravenous fluids.

Corns and calluses


You normally lose about 10 cups (2.4 liters) of water every day — much more during exercise or illness. Learn how to stay hydrated.

Humidifier care 101


Although low levels of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism) can leave you feeling tired and depressed, medications can help you live a normal life.

Ichthyosis vulgaris

Ichthyosis vulgaris, also called fish scale disease, causes severely dry, scaly skin. With no cure available, treatments focus on controlling the symptoms.

Itchy skin (pruritus)

Whether it affects a small or large area of your body, itchy skin can be uncomfortable and persistent. Here's how to stop the itch.

Keratosis pilaris

Bothered by small bumps on the backs of your arms or on your legs? It might be keratosis pilaris, a common but harmless skin condition.

Moisturizers: Options for softer skin

Moisturizers do more than treat dry skin. Find out if you need a moisturizer and how to select one that fits your skin care needs.

Peeling skin

Peeling skin may result from a variety of causes, some of which require prompt medical attention.


Though psoriasis can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful, you can take steps to improve your symptoms.

Skin care tips

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