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  • Healthy Eating
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

  • Fitness from the Inside Out
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

  • The Fit Family
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

  • Healthy Alternatives
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

Smoking tied to higher psoriasis risk

Adding to the list of possible health consequences from smoking, a large study suggests that smokers have an increased risk of developing the chronic skin condition psoriasis.

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Overweight linked to acne in teen girls

Overweight teenage girls were twice as likely to have acne compared to thinner girls, according to a new survey. Could PCOS be a cause?

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U.S. indoor tanning tax having mixed effects

An excise tax in 2010 has not stopped people from basking in indoor rays. Tanning salons report no drop in clients.

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Packaging may pump-up kids' sunscreen use

Want your kids to use more sunscreen? An Australian study shows that they tend to sue more when it comes in a pump. The downside: they still don't apply enough to ward off sunburn.

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Breast Implant Scandal Shows Regulators in the Dark

The recent scandal over use of improper materials for breast implants shows that, despite efforts to track implants and issues, regulators simply aren't able to keep up.

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French Breast Implant Fears Spread Around World

Fears over the safety of silicone breast implants made by a now defunct French firm spread to Australia, South America and across Europe on Thursday as French officials prepared to decide if thousands of women should have their implants surgically removed.

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Tanning Lotion Users More Likely to Stay Out of Sun

Women who use sunless tanning lotions and gels tend to cut back on outdoor sunbathing and trips to tanning beds, according to a new study from Georgia.

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There’s An App for That: Checking Suspicious Moles for Skin Cancer

Got a suspicious looking mole under your arm? Find out how worried you should be with a new health-based app called SpotCheck.

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California Bans Tanning Beds for Teens

While waiting for the FDA to put in place more stringent regulations for tanning bed use, California has passed a law that prevents minors from using the artificial means for a bronze glow.

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Pop Culture, Wealth Spur Medical Tourism in Asia

Pop Culture, Wealth Spur Medical Tourism in Asia

Medical tourism is one of Asia's fastest growing industries and shows no signs of losing steam even as the global economy wobbles.

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Caffeinated Sunscreen: The Latest on Preventing Skin Cancer

Caffeinated Sunscreen: The Latest on Preventing Skin Cancer

Aloe, coconut oil and calendula are common sunscreen ingredients, but none of them may be as beneficial as one simple ingredient currently missing: caffeine.

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Cheers to You! Drinking Wine May Protect Skin Against Damaging Sunburn

Cheers to You! Drinking Wine May Protect Skin Against Damaging Sunburn

More tasty news for those who regularly reap the mounting health benefits of drinking wine. Partaking of the aromatic and flavorful fermented fruit juice may provide protection against skin damaging effects of UV radiation.

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Cosmetic Surgical Procedure High Indicator of Mental Illness

Cosmetic Surgical Procedure High Indicator of Mental Illness

A new study warns that people requesting one specific type of plastic surgery have a high likelihood of signs of body dysmorphic disorder, a chronic mental illness.

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July is UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month

During this season of leisure and warm weather, consider the hidden danger that has the potential to quickly end the fun—sun damage.

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Studies Support FDA Decision to Approve Silicone Breast Implants

Studies Support FDA Decision to Approve Silicone Breast Implants

The FDA has found that silicone implants are safe, when implanted properly and stand by their approval to allow their use in the general population.

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