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Know your BMI

Welcome to 2015 – it’s a new year, and...

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Discover the Pest That Loves Hiding in Your Christmas Decorations

Whenever the holidays roll around, I notice that many...

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What you need to know about nose jobs using fillers

Rhinoplasty, or getting a nose job, is not something...

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2 Supplements You Need in Your Anti-Aging Regimen

We’re always looking for new ways to incorporate anti-aging...

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Shift Work Could Lead to Impaired Memory

I hope you aren’t working irregular shifts because you...

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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Skin's Health

What did your friend do to suddenly get glowing...

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How to Combat Fall Allergies Naturally

With fall upon us – and apparently...

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5 Good Reasons to Get a Facial

Earlier this week, we touched on what it takes...

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Could Advil Help Reduce your risk of skin cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a particularly challenging cancer,...

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The Solution to Your Earring Dermatitis

Are your ears becoming inflamed near to the area...

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Protect your household from MRSA

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a nasty bacterium that...

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Ouch! Do you suffer from ingrown toenails?

Do certain toes hurt while wearing shoes, or even...

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5 Good Anti-Aging Habits to Develop

Some say it’s never too early to start the...

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Why people with skin of color need to worry about skin cancer: Part 1

In light of Black History Month – and with...

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3 Reasons You Should Always Wear Sunscreen

We cannot preach the benefits of sunscreen enough. With...

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Say farewell to double chins!

here’s nothing more frustrating than a double chin that...

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Happy Holidays from Likewise!

Happy Holidays from our Likewise Team.

We have enjoyed giving...

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3 Bad Makeup Habits You Need to Break

When was the last time you cleaned your makeup...

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Children with Eczema Could Be at Higher Risk for Peanut Allergies

Hold the peanut butter. Does your child have eczema?...

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4 Nutritional Supplements You Should Be Taking for Psoriasis

Psoriasis patients, we’ll level with you. We know that...

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Is the fluoride in your toothpaste affecting your skin?

Once in a while, I will have a patient...

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Air pollution and your skin: what you need to know

We’re constantly trying to shield our skin from what’s...

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What Is the Real Cost of Food?

Did you know that on average, it costs $150...

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Know the Difference Between These 4 Moisturizers If You Have Dry Skin

Moisturizers have so many different names that to the...

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Tanning Could Be Addictive, Study Shows

Do you constantly turn to the tanning bed to...

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Creating a Body Weight Graph

Earlier this week, I discussed the importance of knowing...

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The truth about high cholesterol foods is finally out

One of the most frequent tiffs my husband and...

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Finally, A New Obesity Treatment For Everyone

After covering the importance of maintaining your BMI...

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Why people with skin of color need to worry about skin cancer: Part 2

On Tuesday, I discussed why it’s important to...

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Does your physician take you seriously?

As a dermatologist, one of the most important things...

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11 things you need to know about sunburns

Sunburns are possibly the worst way to start the...

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New research reveals how to prevent the onset of peanut allergies

Do your children suffer from peanut allergies? Think back...

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How raising kids with dogs may be a healthy decision for your child

Have your children grown up on a farm or...

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How well do you know your UV rays?

UVB, UVA – we see these abbreviations all over...

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Do braces protect you against nickel allergies?

Think about how much nickel you interact with over...

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Psoriasis proven to be linked to diabetes; obesity

An emerging topic in the dermatology world on psoriasis...

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Could drinking coffee reduce your risk for melanoma?

The media is constantly telling us what’s good for...

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Research draws direct link between lifestyle changes & reducing risk of dementia

A failing memory and cognitive function are some of...

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Tanning “addiction” may trigger risky behaviors

Tanning is a topic that I revisit with my...

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‘Everybody goes through it': why acne is more serious than just a teen problem

Acne is not just something that all teenagers go...

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6 Ways to Prevent & Treat Bedsores

Recently, my mother’s nurse underwent cardiac surgery and unfortunately,...

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Have lupus? You should be wearing sunscreen everyday

Lupus is a chronic, inflammatory disease that is spurred...

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Liposuction gets a lift with a new injectable

What’s something asthma and fat reduction have in common?...

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Spray or Lotion: The Sunblock Debate

Some people might consider spray and stick sunscreens to...

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Does 'organic' mean 'safe'?

Organic. The word inspires images of fresh produce, clean...

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Tattoo Reactions: What You Need to Know

Tattoos are increasingly popular across all age groups, and...

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Botox: A Timeline of Treatment

Have you been considering getting botox, or wondering if...

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Psoriasis Is An Itch

2.2% of the American population have psoriasis. The number...

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Your Summer Cocktails Could Cause This Skin Condition

Ever heard of ‘margarita dermatitis’? Not many people have,...

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Botox: Much More Than A Facelift

We’ve been discussing botox on the blog quite often...

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Infant Eczema: Preventative Measures to Take Before Birth

Everywhere you turn, it seems children are developing one...

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Rosacea & Blood Pressure: A New Connection?

16 million Americans are affected by rosacea - and...

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Is Rosacea All About Genetics?

We talk about rosacea a lot on the blog,...

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Could plants be the cause of your unexplained wounds?

If you find yourself with unexplained rashes or wounds,...

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Unwanted Hair: The Problem Plaguing Patients & Doctors Alike

There’s nothing more unwanted than excess hair in places...

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Is Antibacterial Soap As Effective As We Think?

When winter rolls around the corner, we all find...

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Are Food Allergies & Eczema Linked?

Eczema and food allergies are something we’ve discussed

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Older Men at Highest Risk for Melanoma Mortality

Men are more likely to die from melanoma than...

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Health Is a Team Effort, Report Shows

A new report commissioned by the U.S. government shows...

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Watch Out For Allergens in Sunless Tanners

How do you get your tan on? Whether it’s...

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What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

Has a friend ever come up to you, obsessed...

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Why Are Some Wrinkles Deeper Than Others?

If there’s anything we find ourselves or elder members...

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The Problem With Patient Histories

Patient information is a sensitive topic, and even more...

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Protect Your Child From Eczema With Probiotics

Knowing your pre-biotics from your probiotics can come in...

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Did Agent Orange Cause My Skin Condition?

People may be surprised to learn how diverse my...

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The Hidden Costs of Eczema

Eczema - it seems every other person struggles with...

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Don't Overlook Rosacea in Young Children

We often discuss rosacea on the blog, but today...

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Use Your Smartphone to Document Skin Lesions

Smartphones have become a part of our daily lives,...

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Do You Know About Ocular Rosacea?

Rosacea is commonly thought as primarily being a condition...

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When Chrohn's Meets Another Condition

Our blog recently brought up the topic of hidradentis...

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Cancer Survivors More Susceptible to Other Cancers

Teen and young adult cancer survivors are at increased...

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Deductibles Rising Six Times Faster Than Wages

According to a new report by the Kaiser Family...

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Gonorrhea Resistance Rates on The Rise

Ceftriaxone used to be able to treat gonorrhea. But...

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Cancer vs. The Poor: Long Battles Up Ahead

“Cancer preys on the poor.”

It’s story we know...

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Dark Chocolate Could Aggravate Your Acne

Have you ever been told that dark chocolate is...

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Hydrate Your Skin With This Vitamin Supplement

Nicotinamide is a word you may not recognize, but...

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Be Warned of This Risk Factor for Miscarriage

When you’re an expecting mother, the list of things...

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Two Shingles Vaccines Are Better Than One

Shingles is a condition that is usually easily preventable...

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Are Anemia & Eczema Connected?

What do anemia and eczema have in common? According...

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Syphilis Is On The Rise

Syphilis has long been an issue of concern, but...

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A Daily Pill Could Help Prevent HIV

There’s a new entry in the fight against HIV...

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On Acne & Antibiotics

Have you ever been on antibiotics for a long...

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Cocaine Use Leads to Skin Problems

Most people don’t realize that no matter what we...

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Uncovered: Additional Benefits of Probiotics

If you read our blog regularly, you’ll know that...

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Bedbug Genes Reveal Their Secrets

Bedbugs are pesky things to deal with - but...

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Antisperspirants vs. Deodorants

Antiperspirants and deodorants - what’s the deal? Most of...

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The Vampire Facial Just Got Better

Flashback to Halloween last year: remember when we were...

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4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Zika

If you keep up with the news, you’ll notice...

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Lose Those Stretch Marks Forever

Stretch marks! We all have them, and I can...

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Don't (Always) Believe the Hype

If you keep up with our blogs regularly, you’ll...

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Dealing with Hair Loss in African-American Women

In a recent survey of almost 6,000 black women,...

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Reduce the Risk of Your Baby Developing Eczema

This a surprise - weaning and eczema are related!...

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Indoor Tanning Strongly Linked to Skin Cancer

Is indoor tanning really ‘that bad’? Don’t they emit...

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Melanoma & Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Can melanoma worsen once you become pregnant? This is...

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Pay More Attention to the Darkness of Your Moles

Do you know your ABCDE’s of melanoma? Here’s a...

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Introducing Eggs Early in Infants Could Prevent Allergies

Is your infant at risk for allergies? You should...

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Your Diet Impacts Your Cancer Risk Factors

When you think of lung cancer, the first trigger...

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How to Best Remove Ticks

Ticks, ticks, ticks. Just the words give us the...

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A Tablet A Day Could Keep Dust Allergies Away

Does the thought of dust just make you want...

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Dealing with Excessive Sweating

Do you sweat… A lot? You’re not alone. There’s...

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5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Eyelash Extensions

Have you noticed longer lashes on the ladies around...

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