Healthy joints are essential for an active life. Joints form the connections between bones. They provide support and help you move. Any damage or inflammation to the joints from disease or injury can cause a lot of pain and interfere with your quality of life. Understanding Joint Pain Joint pain is a deep, localized type…

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Acne anywhere can be a problem, but acne on your butt… is especially embarrassing. Typically, there are two types of acne: facial, and body, which includes anywhere below your face, including your derrière. Understanding Body Acne Before you start treating your butt or body acne, see a dermatologist or your doctor to make sure it…

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Skin cancer is one of the leading types of cancer in the US. While there are several types of skin cancer, those that are sun-related—like basal and squamous cell skin cancers—tend to be the most common. Sun-related cancers occur when UVA, UVB, and other rays scientists are still discovering damage the DNA found in skin…

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Typically, beauty products are isolated to the bathroom, vanity, or bedroom. It’s unheard of to keep a stash of products near the kitchen sink, but Doctor D. Schwab’s Rescue Cream deserves a spot between your pots, pans, and recipe book. Because the kitchen is a place ripe for mishaps—from boiling water to piping hot pans—it’s essential…

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There are a lot of concerns when it comes to aging skin—and those concerns aren’t just isolated to women. If you have no idea where to start with your skincare routine or are having a difficult time deciding on what skin concern to tackle first, Doctor D. Schwab can help. Typically, the signs of aging…

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Battling cancer can be such a trying time in someone’s life, emotionally, mentally and of course, physically. As chemotherapy and radiation treatments target cancer cells, other healthier cells can also be damaged. Skin cells frequently become collateral damage because both types of cancer treatments can affect the normal cell turnover, so there are fewer fresh…

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Rosy cheeks are just about the only pleasant side effect of winter weather on your skin. The cold, harsh temperatures outdoors and warm, dry temperatures indoors (thanks to heaters), can throw your skin for a loop. Once winter rolls in, your skin can start showing the symptoms of the much colder temperatures. Dryness, flaking, irritation,…

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The search for fresh, dewy, youthful skin sometimes seems to be never-ending. Serums and masks can be helpful in this endeavor, but some people take it to the extreme with harsh techniques that can leave the skin looking more red than radiant. One of these techniques—exfoliation—isn’t inherently bad; in fact, it’s necessary for healthy skin….

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When you have diabetes, there are a lot of changes or complications that can occur. Some of these are voluntary lifestyle changes—eating healthier, being more active—and some are a natural result of the development of the disease. Diabetic peripheral neuropath, or diabetic nerve pain, is a common development in diabetic patients that can often take…

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