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BY Danielle Underferth

Masking, social distancing and hand washing remain important routines that prevent COVID-19 infection even if you’ve been vaccinated. But they can take a toll on your skin.

You can take precautions to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic and still keep your skin and hair healthy. We talked to Susan Chon, M.D., about skin care, and issues to look for  during this time.

Take care of your face – and...

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BY Mark Zindler

I was a real sun-worshipper growing up, so I spent a lot of time at the beach. Galveston Island is only an hour away from my hometown of Houston...

BY Stephanie Watson

I’m originally from Maine, but I’ve known for a long time that MD Anderson is the gold standard of cancer care. So, when I was diagnosed with...

BY Mark Zindler

I worked in broadcast TV news for more than 40 years before retiring last summer, so I’ve done a lot of stories about different hospitals. But I have never seen anything else like MD Anderson in my entire career.

MD Anderson works like a well-oiled machine. It really is that simple. All hospitals should be run that way.

Here are just a few of the things that make it such a special place.

Unparalleled cancer expertise...

Stage IV melanoma survivor Mark Zindler

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Layered on top of our genes is an additional set of information -- the epigenome, which is important for many cellular activities. Disruption...

BY Mark Zindler

In early 2019, I was almost seven years out from my original melanoma diagnosis. I’d been living cancer-free since having surgery and radiation...

BY Heather Alexander

Your body depends on vitamin D. And one of the ways to get it is by being outside. That’s because the sun’s UV rays activate vitamin D production...

BY Meagan Raeke

Your body is home to trillions of microbes. These bacteria, viruses, fungi and other organisms impact everything from how you process food...

BY Lainie Jones

I’ve been coming to MD Anderson for almost 11 years now, because I have a rare genetic condition called Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. It puts me at...

BY Brissa Castillo

For as long as I can remember, my mom has been a source of strength. She’s my comforter, advisor, mentor and role model.

But in 2017...