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2013-09-18 23:32:11

Dr. Joshua Fox with Advanced Dermatology PC advises tips for a step-by-step approach to preventing and treating melasma skin condition. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Melasma is a common skin disorder that affects an estimated six million people in the United States. In fact, 90 percent of those afflicted are women, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Melasma is often associated with sun exposure but it’s also common in pregnant women, hence the nickname the “mask...

2013-06-25 23:26:22

Protecting skin from sun damage is like stretching before a workout: people know it’s the right thing to do, they just don’t want to do it. Columbia Healing Cream is a potent solution to help those that have been "burned" by the sun. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 It’s now the heat of the summer, the time of the year to shed the shoes and winter coat and go outside and bask in the beautiful weather. But too much of a good thing can do serious damage — it’s important to take...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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