Vitiligo: the mystery of vanishing skin pigment

Vitiligo: the mystery of vanishing skin pigment

Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) is a disorder that causes patches of a person’s skin to become white. This happens because cells that make the color in your skin are destroyed. Despite the fact that between 2 and 5 million people in the United States have vitiligo, most Americans who haven’t experienced it themselves or haven’t known individuals who have suffered with it, either misunderstand what it is or are completely unaware that it Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Is thinning hair keeping your “crowning glory” under wraps?

Is thinning hair keeping your “crowning glory” under wraps?

It’s just not fair. Men can lose their hair and it’s sexy? Women start to lose their hair, and nobody ever says, “Wow that balding lady is really hot.” It’s the epitome of the proverbial double standard. And worse, thinning hair can take an emotional toll leading to poor self-esteem and body image issues that can negatively impact a woman’s social life and feelings of attractiveness. According to the American Academy Read more »
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January 15, 2018
The Best Kept Secret to LOOKING & FEELING YOUR BEST

The Best Kept Secret to LOOKING & FEELING YOUR BEST

As the holiday season draws closer you can just feel the level of your anxiety rise. The crazy thing is, it’s the time of year when you have so much to enjoy, but too often it becomes the time you‘re most likely to feel overwhelmed, unappreciated and completely stressed out. Those feelings can take their toll, not only on your psyche, but also on your outward appearance. If you want Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Simple Skin Care for Teens

Simple Skin Care for Teens

Nobody ever said being a teenager would be easy. There’s a lot going on physically, mentally and emotionally during the teen years. To compound all the other changes you are experiencing, just when you thought nothing else could go wrong, your skin takes a turn for the worse. And you are not alone. Acne is so common among teens (almost 8 in 10 have acne breakouts) that you would be Read more »
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September 13, 2017
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in the news FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Regulations
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:34AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for read more »

Families First Support Helps Advance Mississippi Literacy
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JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for MS, along with MS Community Education Center, has partnered with the MS Community College read more »

UMMC Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for Uninsured/ Underserved Women
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JACKSON, Miss. – Uninsured and underinsured women ages 21 to 64 can register now for free cervical and breast cancer read more »

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