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ACNE SKIN CARE REGIMEN with Glytone Acne Treatment Kit
Acne Treatment Protocol with Glytone Acne Kit from the Dermatology Institute of North Texas.
Jan 1, 2004, 01:25

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Questions and Answers About Acne
This fact sheet contains general information about acne. It describes what acne is and how it develops, the causes of acne, and the treatment options for various forms of acne. Information is also provided on caring for the skin.
Dec 26, 2003, 07:07

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Frequently Asked Questions on Rosacea
Frequently Asked Questions on Rosacea provided by the National Rosacea Society
Dec 26, 2003, 06:58

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Hyperpigmentation, Melasma, and Dyschromia
Hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin...
Dec 23, 2003, 02:06

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Questions and Answers About Rosacea
This article contains general information about rosacea (ro-ZAY-she-ah). It defines rosacea and describes its symptoms, possible causes, and treatments. If you have further questions after reading this booklet, you may wish to discuss them with your doctor.
Nov 8, 2003, 02:46

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Questions and Answers About Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic (long-lasting) skin disease of scaling and inflammation that affects 2 to 2.6 percent of the United States population, or between 5.8 and 7.5 million people. Although the disease occurs in all age groups, it primarily affects adults. It appears about equally in males and females. Psoriasis occurs when skin cells...
Jul 23, 2003, 21:51

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Jock Itch: Tinea Cruris
The term "jock itch" is used to describe an itchy rash in the groin of a man. Although there are other causes of jock itch, this term has become synonymous with the medical diagnosis of tinea cruris in both men and women. Tinea cruris is a common fungal infection that affects the groin and inner thighs and often is experienced by athletes... Visit Website ]

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Plant Rashes
Poison ivy, oak, and sumac are among the most common skin rashes seen in a physician's office. Allergic reactions from these plants will affect millions of Americans every year. These rashes are most commonly caused by contact with the plant's colorless or yellowish oil, called...
Jun 30, 2003, 22:49

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How to Choose Moisturizers
There are hundreds of skin moisturizer products on the market. How do we choose the right moisturizer? There are many factors to consider when choosing a moisturizer....
Jun 18, 2003, 23:51

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Alpha-Hydroxy Acids
Alpha-hydroxyacids are clinically proven to be effective for treatment of fine wrinkles and rejuvenating the skin. These benefits are supported by placebo-controlled clinical testing. Alpha-hydroxyacids reduce wrinkles, eliminate fine lines, and improve skin texture. In addition, some of the associated changes of photo-damage can be reversed...
Jun 18, 2003, 23:22

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The SUN: Friend Or Foe?
Research now shows that when it comes to our skin, acquiring the so-called healthy glow of a suntan isn't good for us. And a tan acquired at an indoor tanning salon is no better, no safer. The fact is the sun is not our friend....
Jun 17, 2003, 19:03

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Moisturization Basics
On our skin surface, there are molecules that form a matrix to retain moisture. These mixtures of molecules are known as skin's natural moisturization factor....
Jun 6, 2003, 10:09

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The Basics of Skin Care
Over the past 20 years, the number of the commercial skin care products has skyrocketed. There are many different lines of products available today with different features....
May 28, 2003, 13:19

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Microdermabraion is not painful and does not require pre-treatment or any anesthesia. A real benefit is that after your treatment, you are able to leave the clinic with a clean and fresh sparkling skin tone.
May 21, 2003, 14:59

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Choose Your Cover - Question and Answer on Sun Protection
An Excellent Questions and Answers Section from the Center for Disease Control on Sun Protection and Tanning Visit Website ]

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Sunscreen - Sun Safety Info
Sunscreen, when used correctly, is an effective means of sun protection. It is estimated that consistent use of sunscreen in childhood and adolescence could reduce skin cancer incidence by 78%. However, sunscreen should not be your first or only defense against UV. Visit Website ]

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Facts on Stinging Insects
The majority of insect stings in the U.S. come from yellow jackets, hornets, wasps, bees, and fire ants. These insects occur throughout the U.S. except for fire ants which are found only in the Southeastern states... Visit Website ]

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Overview Of Skin Cancer
The amount of skin cancer has increased dramatically during the past two decades, mainly because of cumulative exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun. If current trends continue, the National Cancer Institute warns, from 40 percent to 50 percent of all Americans who live to age 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Skin cancer falls into two broad areas: non-melanoma skin cancer (basal-cell cancer and squamous-cell cancer), and melanoma... Visit Website ]

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