Safe hair care spares hair

Safe hair care spares hair

A common cause of hair loss and breakage known as acquired trichorrhexis nodosa, or TN –often more prevalent in African-Americans — can actually be remedied through appropriate use of cleansing products, hair care and styling practices, say researchers at Johns Hopkins. “It’s imperative that we offer dermatologist and patients alike...

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Some teens just don’t buy warnings about cigars

Some teens just don’t buy warnings about cigars

Specific warnings about cigars aren’t striking some teens as believable, report researchers. Overall, a majority of adolescents in the United States report current cigar warning labels to be very believable, according to the new study from the UNC School of Medicine. But the results suggest more work is needed to...

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Should couples learn to check each other’s moles?

Should couples learn to check each other’s moles?

The benefits of having a partner check your skin for dangerous moles outweigh the potential embarrassment, say researchers. Common places to develop potentially fatal melanoma include hard-to-see areas where it is difficult to apply sunscreen such as behind the ears and knees, the top of the head, and around the...

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