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When attending a skin care seminar, learning about a
company's product line and how you could potentially incorporate certain items
into your practice is the intended purpose. However, one of the greatest
things you can take from such an experience is far more than just information
from a PowerPoint slide or an ingredients list. For ...
day thousands of people go to their practitioner's offices, walk-in clinics and
emergency rooms complaining of a ''rash''. Some of them itch, some of them don't.
Some have been present for a few days, some for many years. Some come and go
sporadically without warning, some present acutely, some appear like clockwork
at specific times of ...
Most of us have been told
that we need more sleep. ''If you don't sleep, you are not going to grow,'' is
something that many of us heard as children and have repeated to our children. We
have been aware that lack of sleep is not good for our health, but may not have
understood what overall negative effects it can have on us, including our ...
Peels are a great pick me up for the skin. Think: minimal
downtime. Think: glow and go. Combined with the use of great products, peels
are the type of treatment that I cannot recommend enough.
I personally love superficial peels. I've always been a fan
of Glycolic acid, whether in washes, creams or peels and this peel is a staple
a brilliant patient. She was exactly who I want to be when I'm 91. I met G.F.
while on pulmonology consults last month. She was sitting up in bed with a CPAP
machine on. Her daughter was sitting in the room, so kind and matter-of-fact,
explaining how her mom was suddenly short of breath yesterday and was brought
It is fall again. If
the temperatures haven't started to drop yet where you live, they likely will
soon. It is time to break out the sweaters, jackets, coats, sweatshirts and
warmer sheets, blankets and comforters. It is also prime time for dust
Usually around this
time of year I see an influx of patients presenting to the ...
Most patients prefer simplicity in their skin care routine.
Unless the benefits of toners are explained to the patient, toners are usually
the first product in a skin care system to be cut out.
Patients new to skin care associate toners with over-the-counter
acne astringents that are stripping and drying. Various ingredients are ...
I just returned from Uganda 5 days
ago -- a harrowing 43 hour journey with a more than a few moments of thinking
we might not ever get home, but I did. And I wanted to recount a day with a
problem we as NP/PA students don't face much in the U.S.: malnutrition.
Bugabero is in the Manafwa
District, a sort of rural suburb of the city we ...
We have carved deep into the second half of my first year as
a professional physician assistant. This is the perfect time for a Quarterly
Check-Up to examine some of the biggest lessons over the last three months
We learned that our
patient's beliefs can trump the strongest medicine and that our acceptance
of those beliefs makes us better ...
I'd like to thank everyone who tuned into the
webinars on common skin cancers and their pathogenesis last night and on August
14. Having completed the second one in the series on squamous cell carcinoma
and melanoma, I found myself wanting to offer so much more but I ran out of
If you were unable to sit in and listen to parts ...