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Tis the Season: What to do About Dry Skin in Winter Months

Tis the Season: What to do About Dry Skin in Winter Months

Our intense winters bring frigid temperatures and often times undesirable dry skin. Next to other common winter ailments, like the cold and flu, dry skin may seem like a minor annoyance or simply an aesthetic problem. However, there are potentially significant consequences from chronic or severe dry skin.

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Sun Safety: From Best Sunscreen to Skin Cancer Checks

Sun Safety: From Best Sunscreen to Skin Cancer Checks

Long summer days in the sun can be fun and healthy for us, but as you know, you need to be aware of the potentially damaging effects of sunlight. To help you take care of yourself outdoors this summer, here’s some useful information about protecting yourself from the sun this summer and what to look out for when it comes to taking care of your skin.

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5 Common Skin Rashes and When to See the Doctor

5 Common Skin Rashes and When to See the Doctor

Summertime is great for outdoor activities, but summer also, unfortunately, brings more opportunities for skin rashes. Whether it is heat rash, encountering poison ivy, or breaking out after trying a new laundry detergent, a skin rash can be painful, concerning, and incredibly frustrating. However, by understanding the facts about common skin rashes, you can help with identifying treatment and whether or not it’s time for a doctor’s visit.

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