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Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

  Turmeric Turmeric is a spice that grows in India and other Asian areas and is primarily used to flavor curries. It has a distinctive gold color and tends to stain things easily (so much so it was used as a yellow dye for centuries), thanks to the antioxidant curcumin. If you haven’t heard of […]

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911 Beauty Skin Care Fix-It Kits!

An important part of my job as a dermatologist is to give my patients practical advice to help fix their unsightly skin problems. Skin problems cause more than just symptoms. They are actually beauty problems, too, because our appearance is very much impacted by our skin. To help alleviate some of the physical and emotional […]

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Why You’ll Never Think Twice About Washing Your Hands Again

Do you find you get sick throughout the year? Have you tried all sorts of remedies, including airborne to no avail? Even if you are washing your hands regularly, are you doing it properly? When working in the medical profession, one of the first things we are taught is the importance of washing your hands. […]

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Thriving Through the Holidays Despite Cancer

Holidays bring up emotions, both happy and sad ones. Holiday emotions are extra close to the surface when you have a life-threatening illness, like cancer. This is my first holiday season as a cancer survivor with last year being my first as a cancer patient. I’m now in that critical “watch and wait” three-year phase, […]

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I’m Thankful I Went from a Cancer Survivor to a Cancer Thrivor

Have you or someone you love been hit with the diagnosis of breast cancer? Odds are that you have. This year,  1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. This means that you will know – or be – a woman with breast cancer… like me. When breast cancer strikes, is it possible to actually […]

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Dermatologist’s Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit

I’m very pleased to announce the release my Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit! My Chemo Skin Care Kit is near and dear to me. I’m a dermatologist who just spent the last year being treated for the most aggressive form of breast cancer – the dreaded high grade triple negative type.  My oncology team gave me […]

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