Man's Foot Pain Was Due to Rare 'Hair Splinter'

Hair — it gets everywhere. But for one man in Brazil, a fallen strand of hair became more than a nuisance when it got embedded in his foot, essentially causing a "hair splinter," according to a new report of the case. The 35-year-old man went to the emergency room after…

Major Flooding Can Bring Skin Infection Dangers

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 — Flooding from hurricanes and other natural disasters increases the risk of skin infections among victims and relief workers, a skin expert warns. “In 2017, we experienced almost as many flooding events as we did throughout the previous 10 years,” said Dr. Justin Bandino. He’s an…