Psoriasis medication may help with heart disease

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Paul Gates shows us his hands marked by white scaly skin, and sometimes what looks like paper cuts. It’s psoriasis, where the skin sheds ten times faster than normal. “It gets on the back of my knuckles. And sometimes handing out things, I have had on occasion someone will ask me […]

Doctors offer new eczema treatments

  RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Ask Craig Summerhill what it’s like to have eczema. He knows of no other life. He’s had the skin disorder for 56 years. “At times exasperating, the inflammation is really irritating at times. But you know you learn to live with it. Everyone has his own conditions they have to carry […]

New treatment coming for excessive sweating

  RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – The heat is on. But for patients with hyperhidrosis, it’s not just heat that makes them sweat. It can be under any condition. “I notice it in the winter and the summer. Even when I am cooled and I have goose bumps and I’m still sweating,” says Sarah Bajenski, a hyperhidrosis […]

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Sensitive skin products need a second look

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) In a trip down the grocery store aisle, you’ll have no trouble finding skin care products that offer something for the eczema patient, the person with sensitive skin, or something that is fragrance-free. Michelle McAndrew says she’s been fighting skin rashes caused by products nearly her whole life. “It is just kind of […]

A Shot Glass of Sunscreen Does the Body Good!

It’s a quiet day at the Sparks Marina, where a handful of families are sitting on the beach and swimming in the water. Many were more than happy to show us their sunscreen. Erin Cotter watches it all from the concession stand. She says it’s easy to tell who wears sunscreen and who does not […]