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It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Now What?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer. It is also the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Chances are, you know someone who has been touched by this deadly disease in […]

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Brighten Someone’s Day with #RandomActsofRetail

In this busy and often impersonal modern age in which we live, it seems like acts of kindness are rare. It’s sad, but true. No, I’m not saying that people are insensitive or cruel, but in our defense, we’re all so busy and often never see the face of someone we interact with or how […]

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Health Awareness Fatigue? 3 Ways to Reconnect

The month of August holds the distinction of several awareness campaigns, Psoriasis Awareness being one. Next month staggers under the weight of 10. And that doesn’t include the ones without “awareness” in the title. What’s with all the awareness campaigns? It might feel like every week there’s a different awareness popping up, one more disease […]

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What NOT to Say to Someone Going through Menopause

I love the topic of menopause even though I have a personal love-hate relationship with it. I’m a post-menopausal dermatologist who has been blessed with the pleasure of enjoying the descending hormone ride twice, the first with my own natural menopause and the second with a surgical encore thanks to my BRCA gene mutation revelation at […]

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Foot Calluses: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Calluses just aren’t attractive. There’s no way around it. In the winter months when your feet are hidden away in boots, they’re easy to ignore. Once summer rolls around, though, those thick and crusty calluses desperately need to be taken care of before you show them off to the world in cute, summery sandals. Here […]

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Roundup of Popular Cancer News and Events

Between the Internet, magazines, television, radio and so much more, media is everywhere these days. Despite this, it can be difficult to keep up with all the news and happenings going on, especially around a specific topic like cancer. For this reason, we decided to make things easier for you and put everything in one […]

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