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Latest Alan Fleischer Stories

2012-01-11 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Snow tires? Check! Anti-freeze? Check! Window scraper? Check! Gloves? Check! Moisturizer? Oops! Just like a car, you need to prepare your skin for the effects of winter. Blasting furnaces and extreme temperature changes can result in skin that is rough, flaky, and downright unsightly. This year, put the brakes on severe dry skin before it starts with AmLactin® Moisturizing Body Lotion. Wrap yourself in this intensely...

2011-11-09 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is a daily skin care routine so important? Healthy skin is vital to both inner wellness and outer beauty. Skin is the largest organ and your own personal body guard. It works day and night to regulate body temperature, maintains water and electrolyte balance, and is your body's first defense against viruses and bacteria. Be good to your skin and replenish lost moisture to the skin's surface for healthy, hydrated, glowing skin. Dr. Alan...

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...