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Here you will find information on a variety of skin-related topics

Writing to Heal

By helping people manage and learn from negative experiences, writing strengthens their immune systems as well as their minds. Writing is no stranger to therapy. For years, practitioners have used logs, questionnaires, journals and other writing forms to...

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Sun Protection Discussion: Myths & Misunderstandings

It has been proven definitively that sunscreens and sun-protective clothing and practices do prevent skin cancer- the most common cancer seen in humans. Many of the most impactful studies have come from doctors work in Australia, the country with the...

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7 Reasons to Treat Acne Early

If your teen or pre-teen has acne, you may decide to let the acne run its course. The most effective strategy, however, may be to treat acne when it first appears. Treating acne early can clear the skin, which may prevent acne scars, worsening acne, or...

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Acne Inflates Depression Risk by 63%

Individuals with acne have a significantly increased risk for depression within the first 5 years after receiving an acne diagnosis, according to a recent study. For their study, Dr Isabelle Vallerand, of the University of Calgary in Canada, and colleagues...

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Common Skin Conditions

All of us at some time experience, or know someone who is suffering from, a common skin condition that harms their quality of life or self-esteem. Examples of these common conditions include acne, rosacea, balding, cold sores, dandruff, aging skin, etc. In...

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Our skin is a reflection of us

Skin: So pristine when we are born… so variable as we age Our skin is a reflection of us- it tells our age, our habits, our past experiences, our diseases, our current vitality… and it plays a big part in how we consider ourselves attractive. Fundamentally, healthy...

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