Stories tagged with: skin

May 30, 2010 - 9:35pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

Whether your'e swimming, working in the garden, or playing ball, it's important to protect your skin.

Most people have had a sunburn, and the more often they do, the more crucial it is for them to lather up.

The Medical Director of the Health Department, Dr. Vicki Whitacre says, "The risks for not protecting your skin, well first sunburn which can make you very very uncomfortable, be painful. Three sunburns that peel double your risk for skin cancer, too much sun ages your...

January 20, 2010 - 7:21pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Dry skin is a pesky irritation that, for many, signals winter is well under way.

But Dr. Vicki Whitacre of the Zanesville- Muskingum County Health Department said it can also make you sick.

"You want to avoid a lot of cracking," she said. "You can get an infections and get into real problems with infection in your skin if you don't take care of it."

During cold and flu season continous washing of hands or using hand sanitizer can also dry out hands...

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