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Thinning Eyebrows Might Be a Sign of a More Serious Medical Condition

Word has it the perfectly painted brow trend is on its way out and a more down-to-earth brow style is on the rise. If you are trying to keep your look current, experiencing a sudden loss of fullness in your own eyebrows without explanation can be really frustrating. Beyond the concern that comes with the …

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How to Care for Newborn Skin: Tips from a Dermatologist

First, there’s the thrill of finding out you’re pregnant. Then, the adventures that come with carrying, and later, giving birth to your long-awaited baby. You take him home and suddenly realize you are in charge. That can be unnerving. The idea of caring for this tiny, delicate thing is daunting at best. How do you …

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Why Your Child Needs a Pediatric Dermatologist

When it comes to taking care of your children’s medical needs, a specialist who understands them both physically and mentally is always going to be able to provide more fine-tuned service than a generalist. The same rule rings true in dermatology. If your child is suffering from any form of skin ailment or condition, a …

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Why Female Skin Cancer is on the Rise

The season has only just changed and already we are on the tail end of another warm summer. It feels like only yesterday that we were reminding ourselves to wear sunscreen, cover up, put on a hat, and . As the trees start to shed their leaves, we too will begin to shed our tanned …

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Forget Over-the-Counter Skincare: Here’s What Derms Recommend

When it comes to skincare, getting the results you want can come at a cost not everyone is prepared to accept. Investing in your skin—and that’s just what you are doing—is important for long-term gain. Medical-grade skincare products get lasting results. By opting for over-the-counter skincare products, you are playing the short game. You may …

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September is PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a serious hormone, genetic, metabolic, and reproductive disorder that is the leading cause of female infertility. It can lead to lifelong complications with conditions including anxiety and depression, endometrial cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, liver disease, and cardiovascular disease. It affects 1-in-10 women. According to PCOS Challenge Support Network, 50% …

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How Dermatologists Can Help with Cancer Treatment Side Effects

A variety of new cancer-fighting drugs have been developed in the last several years that target specific areas of the body. Even though they are helping cancer patients fight the battle, they also can create unwanted side effects that can damage skin, nails, and hair. The benefits typically outweigh these side effects, but these ailments …

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How to Prevent and Treat Shingles

Remember how common chickenpox was only a few decades ago? As recently as the 1990s, an average of 4 million people had the notoriously itchy, bumpy rash. Do you hear much about it now? No. Why? We can thank the varicella vaccine. Since the late 1990s, the varicella vaccine has been responsible for preventing approximately …

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