3 Things To Know Before Starting The HCG Diet

After trying what seems like every diet in the world, are you still overweight? If so, you are not alone. There are so many people that are ready to give up on weight loss because nothing seems to work. If you are at this point, there is one more diet you may want to try before you throw in the towel–the HCG Diet. Before giving it a try, here are three things you may want to know. Read More 

Five Common Sunscreen Mistakes That Leave You Vulnerable To Skin Damage

You know that exposure to ultra-violet light is what causes skin cancer. That's why you probably avoid tanning beds and slather on the sunscreen before a day at the lake. However, your sunscreen may be giving you a false sense of security. Choosing the wrong type of sunscreen and applying it wrongly can mean that your skin is still becoming damaged, even with a protective layer. The following are common mistakes that you might make with their skin protection. Read More 

Fractional Laser Resurfacing: What To Expect

In 2013, dermatologists from the American Society for Dermatological Surgery carried out 152,000 laser resurfacing procedures. This volume represents an eight-five percent increase on the previous year and demonstrates how these procedures are becoming more popular across the United States. Fractional resurfacing is one of the newest laser methods on the market and offers patients benefits over more established procedures. Find out how this cosmetic procedure works, and learn more about what to expect if you decide to have this treatment. Read More 

Dealing With Head Lice: What A Dermatologist Will Tell You

Head lice infestations are common in pre-school and elementary school children in the United States. In children aged 3 to 11, the CDC estimates that there are between 6 million and 12 million infestations every year, so this is one of the most common problems that parents are likely to face. In many cases, it's relatively easy to deal with this problem, but an infestation is sometimes more persistent and requires more treatment. Read More 

3 Ideas To Help Your Senior Parent’s Mobility At Home

After your parent has a stroke and is home from the hospital, you may want to consider making some changes around the house to make it easier for him or her to get around independently. The changes you make will help your parent function as normal as possible while he or she recovers and lives with the after-effects of the stroke. Here are three ideas that may help your parent with mobility. Read More