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Let’s Talk About Sun Safety . . .

To the ‘tweens, teens, and twenty-somethings currently sunning yourself pool-side (or beach side, or in your back-yard) – can we talk? If it’ll better get your attention, pretend I’m a fabulous celebrity. Ok, fine. I’m not Selena Gomez (or whoever is cool and influential these days), but I am a licensed healthcare provider—and a skin […]

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Aging :: Coming to Terms with the Inevitable

Thankfully, I have always been a pretty healthy person. I’ve never struggled with any blood pressure, diabetes, or even weight issues. (I work really hard to NOT be obese although I always feel I could stand to lose a few pounds.) I work out consistently and try to eat well, but I’ve also realized that just not eating […]

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What Exactly Do Those SPF Numbers Mean?

Last summer, my 5 year old was diagnosed with vitiligo. What exactly is vitiligo? Good question. Vitiligo may be an autoimmune disease. These diseases happen when your immune system mistakenly attacks some part of your own body.  In vitiligo, the immune system destroys the cells (melanocytes) that give skin its coloration. It is also possible that […]

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