Month: June 2017

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Margarita Sunburn

If you’re planning to indulge in outdoor entertaining this summer, you’ll want to know about phytophotodermatitis, also known as the Margarita Sunburn. As innocuous as this popular citrus fruit drink sounds, its consumption can result in surprisingly serious chemical burns and rashes. Limes, lemons and other foods such as figs, celery and grapefruit, contain a… Read more »

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Your Skin, a Stress Indicator

You have probably observed that when life gets too busy, it shows in your skin, rather like a stress indicator. Depending on the strength of your immune system and genetic predispositions, major life changes as well as smaller but challenging incidents can trigger visible changes in your skin. Is your largest organ sending you a… Read more »