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Back to School Head Lice

Back to school time for kids brings fun, excitement and sometimes the return of nasty, little pests: head lice. September is Head Lice Awareness Month so we’ll share some facts and treatments for this incredibly frustrating and contagious little parasite. Head lice cause’s between 12

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You’re Not Alone: Psoriasis Diagnosis & Treatment

If you think that you may have psoriasis, you’re not alone. In recent years, some celebrities with psoriasis have begun to share their stories and struggles with this chronic immune system condition that causes skin to become inflamed, producing red, white, or silvery patches and

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Psoriasis: Causes, Triggers & Types

In support of Psoriasis Action Month, let’s discuss the potential causes, types and diagnostics for this chronic, autoimmune disease. What causes psoriasis? There are several factors linked to psoriasis, including genetics, the immune system and the environment. Significant research is underway. According to the National

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Psoriasis Action Month

August is Psoriasis Action Month, formerly known as National Psoriasis Awareness Month. The new name change signifies an evolution from just an annual awareness and education campaign to include an action-oriented effort, encouraging those who suffer from this condition to be proactive in treatment efforts.

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UV Awareness Month – Summer Skin Protection for Kids

UV Awareness Month—Summer Skin Protection for Kids Skin is the largest organ and our first line of defense against the elements. It holds our bodies together, covering about 20 square feet and weighing about 6 pounds. It’s important to talk to your kids about proper

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UV Awareness Month

Colorado is an amazing place to live, work and play. While we’re blessed with lots of sunshine and beautiful mountains, it’s important to remember that we live at least one mile above sea level here, enjoy more than 300 sunny days annually, and most of

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Combating Bacne (back acne) and Other Body Acne

Combating Bacne (back acne) and other body acne Summer is here. Time for swimsuits, tank tops, summer dresses and in general, less clothing. Unfortunately, summertime is the perfect breeding ground for bacne—a common place for body acne, especially in the summer. Hormones, germs and sweat

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Treating Acne

Treating acne Acne can be frustrating, embarrassing and impact how you feel in your skin. Depending on the severity of your acne, treatments will differ. How should you treat acne? Never pick, pop, poke or squeeze acne. It may increase the inflammatory response and create

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Understanding Acne

Understanding acne Did you know that there are about 50 different types of acne? Well, don’t let that overwhelm you. The most common type of acne is Vulgaris, often caused by your genes and bacteria. The result: whiteheads, blackheads or cystic acne. Small blemishes are

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June is Acne Awareness Month – What is Acne?

For those who face acne, it may be an every-day occurrence or flare ups come and go. And, undoubtedly, you’d prefer for people to be less aware of your acne. So why focus on Acne Awareness Month? The answer is simple: to educate acne suffers

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