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Stress and Skin

Dermatology, Neurology // August 15, 2011

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Many of us have long suspected that there is a connection between stress and our skin. I mean there has to be a reason why that pimple appears on your forehead the day of your big date, right? Well there is a growing body of evidence to linking your skin health to your state of […]

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FDA Sunscreen Regulations

Dermatology // July 1, 2011

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I am a huge advocate for proper sun protection so I am excited to see stricter labels for sunblock Labeling on sunscreen bottles is about to get a whole lot less confusing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday stricter new rules for sunscreen manufacturers’ claims of sun protection, including new provisions […]

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Tainted Cocaine Causes Skin Reactions

Dermatology, Public Health // June 23, 2011

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I hope that anybody reading this post would not need additional reasons to avoid cocaine use, but on the off chance you dabble in the white powder, you should probably check out this story: Cocaine contaminated with levamisole, a cheap and widely available drug used to deworm livestock, could result in a U.S. public health […]

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Cell Phones Cause Brain Activity

Neurology, Public Health // February 24, 2011

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ABC News February 22nd, 2011 ABC news that covers the correlation between cell phone use and cancer. While it can’t be proven either way the simple fact remains that with every passing study that researchers can’t find proof, the danger still remains. Here is a key segment from the article: “There have been several studies […]

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Tattoo Regret

Dermatology, tattoo removal // February 11, 2011

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In honor of Valentine’s Day from PRweb: In its annual survey of patients seeking tattoo removal on The Patient’s Guide to Tattoo Removal (http://www.tattooremoval.net), it was found that “Name of Ex-Partner/Spouse” was the number one motivation to seek tattoo removal treatment. Of the 1,061 respondents, 28% cited this as the primary motivation, followed by “Work-related […]

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Medical Imaging Going Mobile

Radiology // February 10, 2011

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In our increasingly mobile world, it is not hard to imagine the rise of medical diagnostic tools on our smart phones and tablet computers. On the one hand I am amazed that it took this long to start creating medical diagnostic apps and on the other hand and am surprised it gained FDA clearance so […]

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