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  1. Guide to Treating Acne Scars and Skin Damage

    If you see signs that your acne is leaving a scar on your skin, you don't have to grin and bear it. There are lots of ways to heal your scars and keep new ones from forming. If your scar is red or swollen, use a cortisone cream to calm your skin, says Tina Alster, MD, a Georgetown University profess

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  2. 10 Lifestyle Steps to Help Your Acne

    Beating breakouts isn't just about what lotions you put on your skin. You could see your acne improve if you make some simple changes to your daily routine. According to a study in Sleep, the risk of psychological stress increases by 14% for every hour of sleep you lose a night. So what does this ha

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  3. A Guide to Severe Acne Treatment

    You don't have to put up with severe acne and run the risk of getting scars on your face. There are lots of treatments that can bring your breakouts under control. The key is to work with your dermatologist to tailor a treatment plan to your specific needs. Isotretinoin is a powerful drug that's use

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  4. When It's More Than Acne

    If you're breaking out long after your teen years are over, you may need to look beyond your skin for the source of the problem. Sometimes acne is a symptom of an underlying hormone condition that can cause far more than facial blemishes. PCOS is a hormone disorder that affects women. Although it's

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  5. Selecting the Right Acne Treatment for You

    Years ago, teenagers with acne were told to cut out the potato chips and given a tube of Clearasil. Today, we know far more about the reasons why some people develop acne and how it can most effectively be treated. All cases of acne are not created equal, and neither are all acne treatments. Althoug

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  6. Tick Exposure Can Occur in a Minute in These Areas

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, June 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some areas in the United States have such high tick populations that you can be exposed to the dangerous pests within one minute, an expert warns. "There are areas in this part of the country that the tick exposure can tr

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  7. 5 Summer Tips for Psoriasis

    The end of a long winter can be good news for people with psoriasis. Warmer weather may mean smoother skin. "Many people report considerable relief of their psoriasis flares in the summer," says Erin Boh, MD, PhD. She's the Chastain chair of the department of dermatology at Tulane University Medical

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  8. Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Skin that was created from stem cells and grown in a lab could be used instead of animals to test drugs and cosmetics, and to develop new treatments for skin disorders, scientists report. An international team of research

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  9. Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An antibiotic-resistant "superbug," long a problem in health-care settings, is now taking up residence in people's homes, a new U.S. study finds. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly referred to as MRSA, was

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  10. Prevent Tick Bites While Enjoying the Outdoors

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, April 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With spring's arrival, many Americans will begin enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and gardening -- and they need to protect themselves from tick bites, an expert says. "There aren't any vaccines for tic

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