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Are Hair Supplements Necessary?

Carolyn Jacob, MD, founder and medical director of Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology, tells WebMD, “Any vitamin deficiency will cause hair loss. All the vitamins are important — B, C, E.” But that doesn’t mean, as she and other experts point out, that you need to buy s...
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April Healthy Skin Recipe

This month’s recipe comes from WholeLiving.com. It’s a Curry-Rubbed Salmon with Napa Slaw. Curry Rubbed Salmon with Napa Slaw Ingredients 1 cup brown basmati rice Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 pound Napa cabbage (1/2 head), thinly sliced crosswise 1 pound carrots, coarsely grated 1/2 c...
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May’s Healthy Skin Recipe

May’s Healthy Skin Recipe is a Walnut-Crusted Chicken Breast from Whole Living. Enjoy! Walnut-Crusted Chicken Breasts Ingredients 2 slices whole-wheat bread, dried 1/3 cup walnuts 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 large egg white 4 chicken breast hal...
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Tips for Coping with the Symptoms of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that results in the buildup of skin cells over time, creating dry, red patches of skin that can cause discomfort. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, your dermatologist can help you control your symptoms for maximum comfort and healthier skin. What Are the ...
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The Basics of the miraDry Procedure

Excessive underarm sweating can cause embarrassment and stress. Sweat also ruins clothing and may negatively affect your work and social life due to decreased confidence. Fortunately there is a non-surgical solution to combating excessive sweating that offers permanent results. How miraDry® Works: ...
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A Drink of Water For Your Skin: Hyalis

Ever feel that your moisturizer isn’t giving you enough hydration? Has your skin ever felt dry even though you have just applied a moisturizer? If you have answered yes to either of these questions then I recommend you give Hyalis a try. When you apply this fabulous serum underneath your current m...
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Meet A Member of Our Staff – Julie Blecker

Julie Blecker has been part of the Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology team since 2010. With over 12 years of aesthetics experience, she is a great resource to anyone who has concerns or questions about their skin. As a licensed, medical esthetician she’s seen it all. Julie has always been fa...
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