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Weapons of Aging Destruction

Collagen is arguably the most important protein in our skin. It gives the skin its shape and structure and helps to keep it strong, elastic and able to return to its original shape after being stretched. But, as important as it is, the body slows down its production of collagen in our early 20s, and […]

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Lupus in the Light

In recent months, the public has heard how pop singer Selena Gomez has struggled with the effects of lupus and how she has found ways to manage her condition. Gomez, along with stars including Lady Gaga, Nick Cannon and Toni Braxton, has brought light to the autoimmune disease and how it affects the body – […]

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Waking Sleeping Cells

The human body is an amazing, well-oiled machine – it pumps blood, digests food and gets rid of waste. It also has powerful built-in healing abilities for nearly all tissues. But, when it comes to the brain, the body’s ability to heal damage to this complex organ is limited. This is because brain cells have […]

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Trending Now – Then What?

Trends come and go: plaids are in, perms are out and big lashes are popular. But, do cosmetic procedures ever go out of style? Yes, they do, according to a new article in the online beauty and fashion magazine Fashionista. The reason for changes in procedure popularity? Like many things these days, the answer is […]

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Find the Perfect Med Spa Treatment

Have you been considering visiting a med spa for treatment but don’t know what treatment is right for you? Or maybe you’re mulling over a particular service but aren’t sure if it’s worth it? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. There are a wide variety of med spa treatments available and a lot of information […]

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The Many Risk Factors of MS

Multiple sclerosis is a condition cloaked in mystery. No definite cause, unpredictable symptoms that vary from person to person, and, currently, no known cure. Even who gets MS can be a bit of Russian roulette. Learn more about MS risk factors and how stem cell therapy may help individuals living with the condition in this […]

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Toughing It Out Doesn’t Make It Better

You get sick, and in most cases, you get better, right? For most people, minor illnesses and discomforts go away within a few days or with some over-the-counter medication. But, what if your symptoms don’t disappear with these interventions? When should you see the doctor? One of those situations that can happen occasionally or can […]

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Sunny Days Ahead

What is that bright, yellow thing in the sky? It’s the sun! After a long winter and a rainy spring, the sun brings us a welcomed respite from dreary weather, and it’s a sign that we are on the cusp of the sunny, warm weather of summer. So, while you’re shaking off the cold-weather doldrums […]

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Dr. Johnson Says Relax

Does it seem like we hear more about autoimmune diseases today than we did 10 or 20 years ago? It also appears that more and more people are being diagnosed each year, along with new autoimmune conditions being discovered, too. Statistics from the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association now estimate that nearly 50 million people […]

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Beyond Hot Flashes

Alzheimer’s disease. It’s an increasingly common condition and a growing concern in this country and around the world. Researchers across the globe work diligently toward finding a cure for the condition, while other researchers are working to understand the cause. While some theories about why Alzheimer’s develops include exposure to environmental toxins, aluminum, genetics and […]

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