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2014-03-18 12:33:34

AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold, harsh weather this winter is taking its toll, especially for workers hands. GOJO scientists provide simple tips to help defend against winter chapped hands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/NY85009 "Healthy skin is effective in protecting hands from the demanding environments they are exposed to and allows for greater dexterity and sensations of touch," says Abel Saud, director of product development and skin care science at...

2014-03-06 08:31:17

HOUSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 46 percent of U.S. households with children planned a summer vacation last year, according to a 2013 survey from the American Public Transportation Association. Of those, nearly 40 percent planned to use public transportation while visiting metropolitan areas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA77815 Parental translation: Traveling can present a great opportunity for children to meet new germs. In an effort to help...

2014-02-28 14:12:15

Early humans may have evolved black skin to protect against a very high risk of dying from ultraviolet light (UV)-induced skin cancer, a new analysis concludes. Skin cancer has usually been rejected as the most likely selective pressure for the development of black skin because of a belief that it is only rarely fatal at ages young enough to affect reproduction. But a new paper, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, cites evidence that black people with albinism from parts of...

2014-02-26 12:25:54

WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to avoid catching a cold or the flu this winter season, keep yourself and your surroundings as hygienically clean as possible. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NE72444 ) Although that can sound like a daunting task, it need not be with a slightly more conscious cleanliness effort. Keeping illness-causing organisms at bay can be largely accomplished by adopting three basic behaviors. 1. Regularly wash your...

2013-12-19 23:25:15

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne’s Tips on Preventing and Caring for Diaper Contact Dermatitis Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Diaper rash, or infant diaper dermatitis, is extremely common among diaper wearing infants not yet potty trained. Water and heath researcher Sharon Kleyne recently reported on a simple additional step in the diaper changing process – the application of a pure water skin mist - that will keep baby’s skin healthy and improve the...

2013-11-16 23:04:07

Dry skin brushing boosts blood circulation, removes toxins and dead cells from the skin, and helps the lymphatic functions for a better immune system. For less than a $13 investment, stay healthy on the move with a travel Skin Brush. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The immune system will be under attack during the holidays, between traveling, different schedule and diets, excitement and even stress. An incredibly simply way to help support the immune system is through daily...

2013-10-27 23:04:13

Board-certified dermatologist, Brandith Irwin, MD, talks about how to prevent brown spots and pigment problems, as well as treatment options, in her new video. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Dr. Brandith Irwin informs patients about the latest news in skin care and anti-aging. In her most recent video on YouTube.com, Dr. Irwin discusses how to prevent brown spots, melasma, and pigment problems. She explains that the darker your skin color, eye color, and hair color, the more your...

2013-10-02 23:23:15

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Skin Lighteners Industry. London (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Skin Lighteners in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players such as Beiersdorf AG,...


Latest Skin Reference Libraries

Nail
2013-03-05 14:40:49

Nails are found on the fingers and toes alike. Formation and Orientation Nails are made of the protein keratin, much like hair as they are related, which is tough and strong and able to protect the ends of the fingers they cover. The nail plate, nail matrix, the nail sinus and the nail bed all make up the nail. The matrix is broken up into two sections; the nonvisible layer is simply referred to as the matrix while the visible part is called the lunula. The matrix is the tissue...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

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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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