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How Does Air Pollution Affect Your Skin?

Air pollution

Most of us think of air pollution only being an issue for our respiratory health. But did you know that pollution in the air can affect your skin?   The worst pollutants for skin Air pollutants can include polycyclic aromatic

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What You Should Know Before Getting Botox or Filler at a Day Spa

Botox

Day spas are a perfect retreat for the busy woman who needs a chance to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. It’s a one-stop shop for massages, manicures, pedicures, facials, and body treatments. As you enjoy the serene ambiance sipping champagne, one

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Does Your Spouse Have Selective Hearing?

Hearing

I just love when my patients tell me they have “selective hearing” as if it is a real medical condition. Although the medical literature doesn’t recognize selective hearing as a condition, the Urban Dictionary defines it as the ability that

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Nutritional Supplements — Are They Necessary?

Some of us faithfully suck down our vitamin supplements every morning, while others do not believe supplementation is necessary. These people state that they do not feel a difference or improvement in their health when they do take their supplements.

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That Smell!

Breakfast on the griddle, jasmine in the garden, your lover’s favorite perfume – No doubt each of these conjure a particularly pleasing emotion. After all, our sense of smell, more than any of the other senses, is psychologically linked with

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5 Most Common Allergy Triggers

Statistics show that some 20 percent of people develop allergies of some sort. Allergic reactions develop when the immune system overreacts to an otherwise harmless antigen, resulting in a range of symptoms from sneezing to hives to life-threatening anaphylaxis. While

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The Obesity Epidemic

We are in a worldwide crisis, but it is a crisis that we choose to overlook.  No one wants to accept the responsibility because it is an ugly word.  Obesity is a word that brings about feelings of shame, diminished

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My Favorite Supplements for Skin Health

Although there may not be a direct correlation between skin conditions and internal body conditions, maximizing your body’s nutritional health can improve the elasticity and radiance of your skin. Glowing healthy skin tends to catch our eye. In contrast, weathered

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Should You Get the Flu Vaccine?

Every year, the influenza epidemic results in significant morbidity and mortality, as well as a significant economic cost to society. An estimated 200,000 excess hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths occur each year due to influenza and its complications. Influenza kills more

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Beware Doctor Google

Check out this segment done for the WJXT Morning Show that discusses the pros and cons of using Google to self-diagnose.
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