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Which Sunscreen Should You Use?

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Though summer is becoming fall, don’t put down your sunscreen just yet. The sun is the most important cause of both skin cancer and wrinkles, and those of us in South Florida need extra protection due to our close proximity to the equator.

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Age Spots – What They Are and How to Treat Them

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The name is unflattering and their appearance is unsightly. Age spots (solar lentigines, medically) are also known as liver spots and sun spots, but whatever their name, you want them gone. What are age spots? They are painless, flat discolorations of the skin, usually brown, black, or gray, that most often occur…

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White Wine Increases Skin Inflammation in Women

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A new report in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology confirms what your board-certified dermatologists at Skin Associates of South Florida have suggested to our patients for years: consumption of alcohol, particularly white wine and liquor, can increase the risk of rosacea in women.

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Sleep and Your Skin

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Sleep. Most of us say we don’t—or really, can’t—get enough. Either the demands on our time mean we scrimp on our sleep to fulfill work, parental or social responsibilities, or we try to sleep and lie there staring at the ceiling hour after hour.

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