Month: August 2010

The Best Anti Aging Cream?

If you peruse the cosmetics counter or the internet on a regular basis, then perhaps you’ve discovered the best anti aging cream. Not a product containing an incredible superfood/antioxidant from the Amazon, a novel molecule developed in a secret laboratory or an innovative method of delivering the active ingredient. The best anti aging cream is… Read more »

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Impetigo: A Skin Infection

Seen most commonly in children, impetigo is a skin infection that is very contagious. Appearing as either blistering or non-blistering types, the Staphylococcus bacteria is the most common cause, but Streptococcus pyogenes may also be responsible. Impetigo is more common in warm climates with high humidity. Skin trauma may associated with its development and direct… Read more »

Retinyl Palmitate Sunscreens DON’T Cause Cancer

Do they or don’t they? Earlier this year, the Environmental Working Group issued a health warning that sunscreens containing retinyl palmitate could pose a cancer risk. The warning garnered considerable media attention and caused confusion among the public You may be able to rest easier now that an independent analysis published online in the Journal… Read more »

Retinyl Palmitate Sunscreens DON'T Cause Cancer

Do they or don’t they? Earlier this year, the Environmental Working Group issued a health warning that sunscreens containing retinyl palmitate could pose a cancer risk. The warning garnered considerable media attention and caused confusion among the public You may be able to rest easier now that an independent analysis published online in the Journal… Read more »