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The Skin May Hold the Answers to What Ails the Body

Researchers are trying to find out if moisturizing your skin could have systemic health benefits

ToTo prevent chronic disease, eat well, sleep seven to nine hours a night, exercise… and perhaps you should also moisturize your skin. Yes, moisturize. According to ongoing research at the University of California, San…



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Mariana Lenharo

Science and health journalist with a special interest in evidence-based medicine and epidemics. Columbia Journalism School alumna. mari.lenharo@gmail.com.