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2013-06-11 23:31:56

Recent research has revealed the biological mechanism of sunburn. Expert dermatologist Dr. Robin Fleck provides tips on sun protection and the consequences that can result from sun overexposure. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Sunburns are a preventable, yet all too common problem. When sunburn occurs, the skin turns red and is painful for several days. In severe cases, the skin may itch, develop a rash, peel, and this may be associated with fever or flu-like symptoms. Until now,...

2012-10-03 23:02:23

Advanced Dermatology medical experts on the newest approach to treating vitiligo and psoriasis. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 October 2012 - Before his tragic death, some people thought Michael Jackson tried to lighten his skin. In reality, the star battled with vitiligo, an auto immune condition in which the skin loses melanin, the pigment that determines the color of skin, hair and eyes. If the cells that produce melanin die or no longer form melanin, slowly growing white patches of...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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