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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Apr 5th, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Scabies Jan 26th, 2020

Scabies is a skin infestation caused the mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. Untreated, these microscopic mites can live on your skin for months. They reproduce on the surface of your skin and then burrow into it and lay eggs. This causes an itchy, red rash to form on the skin.  The itchy rash seems to...

How to Get Rid of Forehead Acne, According to Dr. Kaminska Dec 26th, 2019

What Is Acne? Before we discuss how to treat acne, let’s first describe what acne is. Acne is an inflammatory condition of the oil glands and hair follicles, causing clogging of the pores and overproduction of oils and bacteria to build up in the follicle. All of this leads to...

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.”