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Premium Health News ServiceGOT YOGURT? THEN YOU MIGHT NOT GET HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE People who take in at least 2 percent of their calories from yogurt have lower blood pressure and are about 30 percent less likely to develop hypertension than people who don't eat yogurt, scientists...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Over the past few months the skin on my cheeks has become slightly red, and I have what looks like acne on my cheeks. Could this be rosacea, and if so, is there a way to treat it? ANSWER: Changes such as the ones you describe may...
When Graham Crawford was 11, he was a bit overweight and had to battle psoriasis, a skin disease that left red scaly patches on his nose and fingers. His skin cleared up after he started using ointment designed to fight psoriasis. But when he stopped...
My Pet WorldQ: When we purchased our 8-week-old German Shepherd, we were told he was very healthy. However, he's suffered from an unbelievable skin condition, constantly scratching his stomach, genitals and ears. We've taken him to a dermatologist and to our...
Dear Pharmacist: I met you at a book signing and was in awe of how good you look at 47 years old. Your skin was radiant and you look 30-something. What's your secret? — L.J., San Diego A: Thank you, that warms my heart because I work at that. I...
Premium Health News ServiceQ: I'm only 19, but my hair is about 40 percent gray. Why is this and what can I do about it? A: You are young to have gray hair, but it happens. And usually there's not much you can do about it. Hair turns gray when cells (called melanocytes) in hair...
First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B....
After her warm bath, Claudia Stubin said she was relaxed and her skin felt healthier. But seaweed, not bubbles, was responsible. Stubin, a Huntington Beach resident, was a first-time customer Tuesday at Seaweed Sok, a Newport Beach bathing facility...
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Q: My poor chihuahua has suffered from skin problems her whole life. We've taken her to the vet numerous times and have tried every treatment the vet has given us. Most of them work well enough to get rid of the worst of it, but it always comes back. I...
Tags: Itching, Tinea Cruris
The answer to why some obese people develop diabetes and other health problems may be found not in just a love for junk food, but in the bacteria that thrive deep in the human gut. Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have...
Friday's letter to the editor could not have come from a more qualified source. Dr. Stephen Purcell of Upper Macungie Township is a physician at Advanced Dermatology Associates, based in Allentown with branch or satellite offices in Bethlehem, Kutztown...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my children have been diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum. What's the best way to get rid of it quickly? Is it still OK to have sleepovers with other children, or are they contagious until the bumps are gone? ANSWER:...
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