Category Archive: Skin Care

The Benefits of Beauty Sleep

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1/14 Faster-Healing Skin “Beauty sleep” is real. Your skin uses sleep hours to heal itself from the day’s damage. When you drift off, your skin gets the chance to improve. That’s why you may… Continue reading

How my Carcinoma was Treated

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Dr. Brian Sher looked at me and said: You have what is referred to as “Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma”. I felt a bit shaken. Four weeks later Dr. Sher stated that the carcinoma… Continue reading

Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

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1/20 Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Garlic

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How much do you know about Garlic? Is garlic an herb? This flavor powerhouse is a veggie related to leeks, onions, and shallots. It comes from a plant in the lily family, and… Continue reading

Pictures of Skin Tags, Cysts, Lumps and Bumps And When To Call A Doctor

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Skin lumps and bumps can pop up from time to time. Learn what’s normal and what to show a doctor. 1/14 Keloids A keloid is a bump of scar tissue that grows past… Continue reading

Is that Ripe? A Guide to choosing Fruit

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You probably have your ways of testing fruit ripeness. Do they work? Find out the best way to tell if your fruit is ripe. 1/16 Cantaloupe A few days at room temperature is… Continue reading

Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer Risk Factors

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Scientists have found risk factors linked to a higher risk of basal or squamous cell skin cancer. Learn about these risk factors here. A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of… Continue reading

What Are Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers?

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Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer cells. To learn more about how cancers start and… Continue reading

12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

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In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with… Continue reading

7 Good Reasons Why Avocados Are Healthy

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Why are Avocados Healthy? – Fiber, Omega-9, Phytosterols, Antioxidants and Much More Learn about the fiber in avocados, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, rich vitamin content and other nutrients that make avocado so good… Continue reading

Eating for a Long Life

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See how you can live longer and live healthier. Foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity. 1/13 Antioxidants and Aging Eat foods rich in antioxidants to help fight… Continue reading

21 Foods to Always Buy Organic (Even If You’re On a Budget!)

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Because organic typically costs more than conventional, not everyone can afford to go organic all of the time. So when is it worth the spend? The second you step foot in the grocery… Continue reading