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Hidden Holiday Skin Culprits

Hidden Holiday Skin Culprits

Delicious holiday meals can come at a cost to your waistline – but did you know your skin will suffer the consequences too? Sugary beverages and fat-filled desserts add up and your skin may see the worst of its effects. From tired, puffy skin to excess breakouts, the old saying “you are what you eat” can come true when choosing…

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Say “Yes” to Chocolate this Valentine’s Day

Say “Yes” to Chocolate this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the myth that chocolate leads to pimples is just that – a myth.  There is no medical evidence that simply eating chocolate causes acne.  But before you make your way through that giant heart-shaped box of candy, be aware that a daily high-sugar/high-fat diet can promote inflammatory responses in the body, which can ultimately…

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Three Foods That Are Ruining Your Skin

Three Foods That Are Ruining Your Skin

Having a great skincare regimen means more than just washing and maintaining your skin. While constantly washing and maintaining your skin’s cleanliness is one of the main aspects of your skincare, eating habits are just as critical in skincare. Drs. Dale Isaacson and Marilyn Berzin have recently developed a list of foods and drinks that are damaging to the skin. They…

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Nasty Case of Allergic Dermatitis from Your Fitbit Force? DC Derm Docs Can Help

Millions of people are raving about the new wearable fitness devices that track steps and distance walked, calories burned, stairs climbed, and even hours spent sleeping.  The Fitbit Force, one such device, is a wristband that syncs to users’ computers, tablets and smartphones, making it easier than ever before to stay active and lose weight. For some Fitbit Force wearers’ the wristband…

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