Acne negatively impacts emotional health of adult women

Women with acne have strong concerns about appearance and experience mental and emotional health consequences, according to a study published online July 28 in JAMA Dermatology. John S. Barbieri, M.D., from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted semistructured interviews of patients seen at a large academic health care system (University of Pennsylvania […]

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Audit shows US DoD isn’t protecting service members from toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The U.S. Department of Defense isn’t doing enough to guard service members against exposure to so-called “forever chemicals” associated with a range of health problems, the department’s inspector general said Tuesday. The internal audit also noted that the department is falling short on tracking the health effects from exposure to the toxic compounds, called perfluoroalkyl […]

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