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Quarantine Sunburn 2020
Quarantine Sunburn 2020

Quarantine Burn: Sunburns up 400% in Summer 2020 OreganKnow healing ointment quells burn overnight Tina Calabrese, a darker skinned woman of Italian heritage never had sunburn in her life. Following 3 months of quarantine she was excited to leave housebound confinement for the first time and relax and recover on a Jersey shore beach. The

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Eat Well & Look Younger
Eat Well & Look Younger

            Eat Well, Reverse Aging, and Look Younger   It happens with a casual, unintentional glance in the bathroom mirror. As men and women reach their 40s and 50s they suddenly notice dark spots, crows feet, facial fine lines, rough dry textured skin, brown age spots and softening of jaw line. Anxiously, turning from the mirror

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Vitamin C and Immunity
Vitamin C and Immunity

What do humans and guinea pigs have in common? For both mammals, Vitamin C is an essential nutrient in their diets to maintain good health. Human and guinea pigs lack the enzyme that converts glucose, our blood sugar, to ascorbic acid, the chemical name for Vitamin C.   The first human controlled clinical nutrition study was

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Itching for spring? Vogue Knows!
Itching for spring? Vogue Knows!

The term eczema often refers to dermatitis (itchy, red skin) related to a persons allergic tendency. This atopic dermatitis commonly presents in infancy or childhood and later progresses to asthma and hay fever in later life. Although the term eczema is also used as a synonym for atopic dermatitis which is very confusing to the

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Dupixent and Side Effects!
Dupixent and Side Effects!

Many patients crippled with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis were ecstatic when Dupilumab, whose brand name is Dupixent was approved in 2017. During the trials that led to its approval, there were few reported minor, though manageable side effects. The only serious side effect reported at that time was inflammation of the transparent lining of

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Treatment of Abrasions for the Skin!
Treatment of Abrasions for the Skin!

Abrasions of the skin are very common among active kids and adults. The upper or superficial layer called the epidermis is rubbed away by a shearing force such as moving contact with a rough surface leaving raw denuded skin. Usually, the deeper layer of the epidermis becomes exposed. Abrasions usually display minimal bleeding and fortunately

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What Insect Bite Me?
What Insect Bite Me?

This patient was bitten by a mite or bug called Chiggers or Trombiculid mites.  They are also called berry bugs, harvest mites, red bugs or scrub-itch mites. The usual reaction to insect or chigger mite bite is a small itchy bump (papule) or a hive or even a blister. Chigger bites usually cause lesions that

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