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2010-04-29 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- If brides-to-be follow these tips for beautiful, blushing, wedding day skin, they will be singing "spring is here...the sky is blue...birds all sing...as if they knew...today's the day...we'll say I do" all the way to the chapel. Leading dermatologist Dr. Alan Fleischer, professor and chair of the department of dermatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine, recommends jump starting your bridal beauty regimen with a serious moisturizer that...

2010-03-17 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The neckline is often neglected when it comes to regular skin care, but it can be the first place to show signs of aging according to leading dermatologist Dr. Alan Fleischer, professor and chair of the department of dermatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Dr. Fleischer encourages patients to use a moisturizer that contains 12% lactic acid (an alpha-hydroxy) to help skin maintain a smooth, silky texture and to remember the neckline as part...

2010-03-10 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Winds are roaring from coast to coast leaving the hands of many Americans dry and literally itching for this winter to come to a close. Leading dermatologist, Dr. Alan Fleischer, professor and chair of the department of dermatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine, recommends a serious moisturizer that contains lactic acid, such as AmLactin®, for severe, dry skin that has taken a beating from harsh weather. (Photo:...

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2009-04-14 07:45:00

As if teenagers didn't already have enough to worry about, dermatologists across the country are warning that the bacteria responsible for causing acne are growing increasingly resistant to the commonly prescribed antibiotics like tetracycline and erythromycin. While most medical professionals are all too familiar with the incredible mutating abilities of super-bacteria like MRSA, most people are unaware that the lowly bacterium responsible for so many insecure teenage years (appropriately...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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