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How to help children cope with acne – AZ Big Media

The emotional rollercoaster many teens and pre-teens experience can become worse this time of year. Back to school can add stress in a variety of ways: busier schedules, more responsibilities and social challenges. Adding acne to the mix can sometimes feel overwhelming. The experts at Affiliated Dermatology offer some advice on how to help children… Read More »

Pregnancies persist among women taking acne medication known to cause birth defects – Harvard Gazette

Isotretinoin (also known by its former brand names Accutane or Roaccutane) is an extremely effective acne medication that can help patients whose severe acne has not responded to other drugs. But the drug is also a potent teratogen — if a woman takes isotretinoin while pregnant, even for a short time, her fetus runs a… Read More »