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Make skincare easy on the wallet

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Want to lower your risk of developing skin cancer, age spots, and wrinkles? Then a good sunscreen is the weapon to add to your arsenal. Sunscreens help block some of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation from harming the skin. Two types of ultraviolet radiation — UVA (long-wave) and UVB (short-wave) — cause damage to your skin, increasing your risk of skin …

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Scabies are parasites that feed and breed under skin

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Blurred Lines   The phrase “the seven-year itch” was made popular by the classic movie starring Marilyn Monroe. But the real seven-year itch—scabies—is anything but romantic! Scabies are parasites that feed and breed under human skin. They are uncomfortably itchy, cause unsightly grey lines on the skin, which can be difficult to treat. Scabies mites are transmitted by skin-to-skin contact …

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Alopecia areata causes hair loss

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Alopecia areata is a disease that causes hair to fall out in small patches. Alopecia areata rarely causes total hair loss, however it can prevent hair from growing back. The condition is not life threatening, does not cause pain or illness, and hair loss can stop just as suddenly as it started. It may even grow back on its own …

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How to define Septic Shock

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Septic shock is what happens as a complication of an infection where toxins can initiate a full-body inflammatory response. It often occurs in people who are elderly or have a weakened immune system. It is thought that the inflammation resulting from sepsis causes tiny blood clots to form, which can block oxygen and nutrients from reaching vital organs. As a …

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What Is called Preventive Dentistry?

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Preventive dentistry is the practice of caring for one’s teeth to keep them healthy. This helps to avoid cavities, gum disease, enamel wear, and more. There are many forms of preventive dentistry, such as daily brushing and annual dental cleanings. These practices are designed to ensure that teeth are clean, strong, and white. Children should be taught proper oral hygiene …

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What causes cold sores?

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Cold sores are red, fluid-filled blisters that appear near the mouth or on other areas of the face. In rare cases, cold sores may appear on the fingers, nose, or inside the mouth. There is no cure for cold sores, and infections tend to reoccur without warning. Sores are contagious and may persist for more than one week. Herpes simplex …

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Basic measures to prevent from head lice

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A Difficult Task Kids at school and in childcare settings are going to play, and their play may lead to the spread of head lice. However, you can take steps to prevent the spread of lice among children and adults. Read through this article to learn some prevention techniques. Teach and Practice Good Habits To reduce the chance of you …

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Aloe Vera – The Healing Plant

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Aloe Vera – The Healing Plant Aloe Vera is a plant of many surprises and wonders. Whether you use it as vital ingredient in beauty products or it is consumed as dietary supplement. Aloe Vera is a hot fertile region plant, but now it is cultivated in most part of the world. Aloe is a member of the lily family …

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Juice of cucumber is the best skin lotion

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 Juice of cucumber is the best skin lotion When the cucumber became important as a health food in the eighteenth century, it did not take long for people to forget those medical properties which had been well-known first of all to the Greeks and Romans and then later to the Arab physicians. Today we see the cucumber as a provider of a very …

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The health benefits of Sunflower Oil

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Oils in our diet have traditionally been linked to poor health. Foods that have been prepared using ample amounts of oil were once thought to be categorically bad for us. This perception is gradually changing. It is becoming clear that certain types of oils can actually improve our health. In fact, similar to vitamins, our bodies require certain fats to …

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The Health Benefits of Lavender oil

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The Health Benefits of Lavender From body wash to supplement bottles, products with lavender have lined the aisles of health food and mainstream stores for decades. What is it about this beautiful flower that so draws people to it for medicinal uses? Yes, lavender is as wonderfully fragrant as it is beautiful, but there are also many health benefits of …

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