Health

Thirdhand smoke can trigger skin diseases

Thirdhand smoke, or THS, comprises the residual pollutants from tobacco smoke that remain on surfaces and in dust after tobacco has been smoked. It can remain on indoor surfaces indefinitely, causing potentially harmful exposure ...

Medications

Topical tapinarof reduces severity of plaque psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For adults with plaque psoriasis, tapinarof cream is better than vehicle control for reducing disease severity, according to a study published in the Dec. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Health

Formaldehyde in hair straighteners prompts FDA warning

You might decide your natural locks aren't so bad after all, given a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that most hair straightening/smoothing products release formaldehyde gas, a human carcinogen.

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