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Chicago Weather: What Does 50 Below Feel Like? Skin Feels Like It’s Burning In Seconds Jan 31st, 2019

“Frostbite can take effect in only a matter of minutes, according to Dr. Edidiong Kaminska, a dermatologist at Northwestern Medicine.”  Please remember to dress warmly!  See above for recommendations (pic courtesy of

What Happens To Your Body In The Extreme Cold? Beware Of Hypothermia, Frostbite Jan 28th, 2019

“Frostbite can take effect in only a matter of minutes, according to Dr. Edidiong Kaminska, a dermatologist at Northwestern Medicine. Extremities such as fingers, toes, the nose and ears are at the highest risk for frostbite…"  

City Deploying Resources Ahead of Bitter Cold Jan 26th, 2019

Watch Dr. Kaminska explain how to protect your skin and body during Chicago winters.

How To Get Rid Of Chapped Lips: The 10 Best Chapsticks And Lip Balms Jan 23rd, 2019

“Want to arm yourself against chapped lips? It's all about using the best ingredients possible.”    Read  about the products Dr. Kaminska recommends for winter lips.

7 Shaving Tricks From A Dermatologist That Will Change Your Routine Forever Sep 4th, 2018

“To learn more about the world of safe shaving, Romper spoke with Dr. Edidiong Kaminska, a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology”

Treatment Options For Cellulitis Aug 21st, 2018

“Cellulitis usually begins with a break in the skin, such as a scratch, cut, or other wound, says Edidiong C. Kaminska, MD, a dermatologist on the faculty at Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Dermatology.”

Reversing Baldness: Can a Drug Cure Baldness? May 22nd, 2018

“Kaminska said it’s exciting to see that the researchers were able to zero in on the protein that stops hair from growing at the follicle.”

Edward's Personal Melanoma Story May 15th, 2018

“I am grateful for a chance at life, an observant wife, and Dr. Kaminska.”