Dermatology Blog

Eat your way to a healthier complexion

When we think about how to best take care of our skin we usually think in terms of what serum or moisturizer will give us that coveted glow. While what you use on your skin is important, supplementing your skin care with a healthy diet will do wonders in helping you put your best face forward. Water: Drink up! Few things can rival water in terms of what it can do for your skin. Our bodies are made of up to 60% water, so keeping hydrated isn’t just about what you put on your skin, it’s about what you put … Continue reading

Winter Skin Care Tips for Beautiful Skin

It’s officially Winter. If you’re lucky enough to live year round in a tropical or warm-weather climate, this could mean only minor changes to your skin care regime and the best skin care products for you. But for many people, winter means drier skin that is exposed to increasingly extreme weather elements. How will you keep your skin healthy all winter long? Read on for tips on how to maintain healthy, glowing skin even in the harsh Winter months. Get Hydrated: Inside and Out. For much of the world, drier, cooler air results in dry, flakey, red, irritated skin. To maintain beautiful, healthy, … Continue reading

Pets May Transmit Infections, Illnesses To Humans

Health Day

HealthDay (1/21, Mott) reports that “seemingly healthy pets can carry parasites, bacteria or viruses that cause mild to life-threatening” illnesses in humans, according to a report in journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. Of the 250 zoonotic diseases, “more than 100 are derived from domestic pets,” said co-author Dr. Bruno Chomel of the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine. Although disease transmission is “low in comparison to how many people sleep with their pets — more than half of all US pet owners,” Chomel said the “risks are still there.” Other infections transmitted to people after sleeping with domestic animals, “kissing … Continue reading

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