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Melasma: the mask of pregnancy

Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. Women comprise 90% of melasma sufferers, and pregnant women are even more at risk. In fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), it … Continue reading

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Let the sunshine in

The shortest days of the year are here, and for some people the lack of sunlight can cause serious mood changes. This condition is called seasonal affective disorder or—appropriately—SAD. SAD is a type of depression, and it usually lifts during spring … Continue reading

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Tanning and treatments don’t mix

Did you know that some fertility drugs make you more sensitive to the sun? Many women don’t, says Dr. William F. Ziegler, Medical Director of RSCNJ. “My advice is that women taking these medications protect themselves from the sun,” he … Continue reading

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