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What Your Skin Says About Your Health

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According to the National Institutes of Health, our skin is the body’s largest organ. While it protects the body, it also does things such as hold fluids in, keep microbes out, regulate body temperature, and more. While most people think of skin only in terms of beauty, but there’s a lot more to it. “The way our skin looks says a lot about how healthy we are, believe it or not,” explains Dr. Sanjiv Saini of MD Dermatology, in Edgewater and Lexington Park, Maryland.

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6 Anti-Aging Secrets From Beautiful Women Around the World

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By Soriyya Bawa It doesn’t matter where we come from or how much money we have, most aging women everywhere share one common goal: to feel and look younger. And the beautiful thing about it is that the world is filled with anti-aging secrets, because each culture has their own unique tricks, tips, and successful home remedies to look younger, no matter how old you are. Here are some of the best anti-aging secrets that have been handed down from generation to generation around the globe.Anti-Aging Secret #1: China

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Discovery Could Cure Skin Infections

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Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and partners have tested the use of ionic liquids to break bacterial biofilm layer on skin. A release from the laboratory explains that biofilms, which are like a protective tent over a colony of harmful bacteria, make the treatment of skin infections especially difficult. Microorganisms protected in a biofilm pose a significant health risk due to their antibiotic resistance and recalcitrance to treatment.

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Help for Eczema Sufferers

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Scientists have developed a new medicine that may eventually give significant relief to people who suffer from eczema, the most common skin disorder.The study was reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Are Your Skincare Products Making You Sick?

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By Diane BlumMost of us put on gloves when we clean our bathrooms, as we’re very aware of the dangers of toxic chemicals coming into direct contact with our skin. But what about all of the synthetic chemicals that we innocently apply to our bodies?Every day we absorb self-applied toxins, and most are no further away than our bathroom make-up counter. Shampoos, soaps, deodorants, and all the many “de-aging” skincare products we women use. How do we know they are all safe?

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Sunless Tanning: What You Need to Know

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Don't want to expose your skin to the sun's damaging rays, but still want that sun-kissed glow? Consider trying sunless tanning products. Start by understanding how sunless tanning products work — and the importance of applying them carefully and correctly.HOW DO SUNLESS TANNING PRODUCTS WORK?

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Fear Of Illness Can Be A Good Thing

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When it comes to skin cancer, many people are influenced by fear, not statistics, to use sunscreen.“Most health behavior studies don’t account for the more visceral, emotional reactions that lead people to do risky behaviors, like eat junk food or ignore the protective benefits of sunscreen,” says Marc Kiviniemi, lead researcher and assistant professor of community health and health behavior in the University of Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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10 Everyday Tips to Achieving Great Skin

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By Andrea Warshaw-WernickWe all know that exercise and proper nutrition are huge factors in getting and maintaining great skin, but there are some other "must dos" to get your skin as healthy and youthful-looking as you can! Here are 10 simple, everyday tips on how to achieve great skin:1. Keep your skin clean by using a gentle cleanser in the morning and at night. Always go in an upward motion when cleansing your face.

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