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It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteIt starts with Clearasil, then moves on to stronger stuff: birth control pills, antibiotics, Retin-A, or the nuclear option, Accutane. These days, there's an arsenal of treatments for that common adolescent scourge, acne vulgaris, and the beleaguered...
Nicholas Spitzer and Davide Dulcis felt for people in higher latitudes whose attitudes soured in the shorter daylight hours of winter. The neuroscientists, who work in balmy San Diego, wondered whether summer was a bummer for rats. They’re...
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The lack of exposure to sunlight in the winter months can not only affect our moods, but can also lead to a disorder. It's called Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known as SAD. And doctors say it can be serious. "Because of the...
Premium Health News ServiceQ. I suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and want to try using a light box. Should I be concerned about damage to my eyes? A. Light therapy can be effective for SAD. However, you should use the treatment under the supervision of an...
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With 2013 just around the corner, several of Las Vegas’ most popular resorts are raising the bar with remodeled rooms, renovated casinos and new hotel towers. Some resorts are even completely rebranding themselves. Here’s a look at a few of...
Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Persistent, pervasive symptoms of depression during wintertime could be SADPremium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with clinical depression. I'm taking duloxetine (Cymbalta), which helps. But I always feel more blue and have a hard time finding the energy to do my normal activities when fall and winter come. My neurologist...
The 5th Annual Conemaugh Health Foundation “Our Community, Our Children” Chef Auction was held last month at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center. It raised $48,000 for pediatric and teenage trauma and surgical patients at Conemaugh...
Premium Health News Servicehttp://www.kidsdr.com I saw a 10-year-old patient recently for a routine physical. One of her mother's concerns was that her daughter had "white patches" under both arms. Once I examined her, I told her mother the "white patches" were actually due to...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesImagine having the fountain of youth as close at hand as the bathroom. We're not there yet — but there's a burgeoning number of at-home, high-tech beauty gadgets that claim to smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and remove hair without the need to...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesPartying until daybreak, flying the red eye, cramming all night for an exam — these are just a few reasons for skimping on beauty sleep. And rarely in these circumstances is there the luxury of taking the next day off to nurse oneself back to happy,...
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