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Skin

New Year, New Shoes

August 28, 2015

If you had kids start school this month, they probably went off with new shoes. And while you’re probably familiar with the frustration of how fast they can outgrow them, you can at least cut back on the frustration of how fast they wear out. Gym class, recess, cutting through a muddy open field, kids […]

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What’s the biggest mark of aging? Skin! While most people are concerned with wrinkles—it goes so much deeper than that. Look at celebrities—with tons of money to blow on hiding the signs of aging, even the most face-lifted older actress looks like her skin is “missing” something. As we age, we don’t absorb nutrients as […]

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There’s a lot of misinformation about skin care out there, especially if you’re looking for natural solutions. For instance, you might hear people suggesting to make rubs using salt, baking soda, or to apply rubbing alcohol, all of which are horrible for your skin (nevermind your more delicate facial skin!). The problem stems from most […]

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Researchers are really starting to explore aging. Not (just) for vanity, but because age really ties our entire health together, from gum health to heart health, to organs like kidney and liver, how good your metabolism is, how strong your are, how fast you can think, blood vessels for the brain, and, of course, telomere […]

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Heat rash, or sweat rash, AKA miliaria, occurs during the summer—especially if it’s humid, like from a lot of rain. If the weather doesn’t trigger it, a hot shower or some time in a steam room or hot tub might. It can cause blisters, lack of sweat (If enough skin is affected, you need to […]

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