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Books

Balin, Arthur K., Loretta Pratt Balin, and Marietta Whittlesly. The Life of the Skin. New York: Bantam Books, 1997.

Brynie, Faith Hickman. 101 Questions About Your Skin That Got Under Your Skin Until Now. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press, 1999.

Kenet, Barney J., and Patricia Lawler. Saving Your Skin: Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1998.

Silverstein, Alvin, Robert Silverstein, and Virginia B. Silverstein. Overcoming Acne: The How and Why of Healthy Skin Care. New York: Morrow, 1980.

Turkington, Carol A., and Jeffrey S. Dover. Skin Deep: An A-Z of Skin Disorders, Treatments, and Health. Updated edition. New York: Facts on File, 1998.

WWW Sites

AcneNet
http://www.derm-infonet.com/acnenet
Site developed by Roche Laboratories in association with the American Academy of Dermatology presents a comprehensive online acne information resource, including basic facts, such as how and why acne occurs and various treatments.

American Academy of Dermatology
http://www.aad.org
Homepage of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Integumentary System
http://gened.emc.maricopa.edu/bio/bio181/BIOBK/BioBookINTEGUSYS.html
Site presents a detailed chapter on the integumentary system—including follicles and glands, hair and nails, and skin and sensory reception—from the On-Line Biology textbook.

Integumentary System
http://www.wellweb.com/index/QINTEGUMEN.HTM
Site presents a detailed overview of the main parts of the integumentary system.

Integumentary System Color Images
http://www.udel.edu/Biology/Wags/histopage/colorpage/cin/cin.htm
Site provides links to twenty-six color images of various parts of the integumentary system, such as the a nail bed, hair shaft and follicle, and sebaceous gland.

Introduction to Skin Cancer
http://www.maui.net/~southsky/introto.html
Site contains link to the causes of skin cancer, the effects of heredity and environment, diagnosis and treatment information, and a glossary of terms.

Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/c17.html
Site compiled by the Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) presents an enormous set of links to sites focusing on various skin, nail, and hair diseases.

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