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Study reveals on taste buds, tattoos and heat domes

We have taste buds in our organs! A massive heat dome is melting us like cheese! Learn what studies reveal about how our world works in our latest update.

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The latest sun and skin care tips for a safe summer

Do sunscreen sticks work better than lotion? Does wearing makeup to the beach help or hurt? Are tanning beds dangerous? Learn how to protect your skin in 2024!

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How do I get rid of melasma discoloration?

There is no cure for melasma. But learn how the right prescription medication and skincare routine can help you reduce symptom flares and even out skin tone.

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Is it lice or Dandruff? Here’s how to tell.

Have an itchy scalp? Learn how to diagnose the source and treat the itch with over-the-counter and prescription creams, gels and anti-dandruff shampoos.

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The best hair loss treatment: Dutasteride vs. Finasteride

Looking to get a hair loss prescription online? Learn the differences between these two effective hair loss medicines to determine which is best for you!

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Does testosterone cause hair loss?

If you have thinning hair or significant hair loss, our experts share what to know about how hormones may play a part. Plus, how to get prescription hair loss medication online.

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Can you get impetigo from kissing someone with a beard?

Dating someone with a beard? Our dermatologist advisor, Dr. Alison Gruen, shares skincare tips to help you avoid impetigo blisters, beard burn, rashes and more.

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Is psoriasis hereditary? (And can you avoid it?)

If you have a family member with psoriasis, you’re at higher risk for developing the condition yourself. Here’s what to know about the genetic connection. Plus, how to avoid triggers and find the best prescription treatment for you.

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How to get rid of impetigo fast!

Impetigo blisters are uncomfortable and incredibly contagious. Here, our health experts share how to heal them ASAP with prescription treatment.

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Does Vaseline help your eyelashes grow?

Are there dangerous side effects to using Vaseline for eyelash growth? And do doctors or pharmacists recommend you try it? We dig into the myths and realities.

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Where can I buy Latisse?

If you have thin eyelashes (for any reason), only one prescription eyelash treatment is clinically proven to effectively regrow lashes. Our health experts share everything you need to know. Plus, how you can get Latisse online with a $15 consultation.

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Is eczema an autoimmune disease?

Our experts share top tips on soothing dry, itchy skin. Plus, how to get prescription eczema treatment online.

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Do eyelash growth serums work?

A range of products promise to deliver thick, lush lashes. But do they work? Let's examine the causes and treatment options for thinning lashes.

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What do itchy skin and rashes have to do with severe heat?

Summer heat and humidity can flare some skin symptoms. Here’s what to know about heat + eczema, rosacea and melasma. And how Dr. B can help you treat them with an online consultation.

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How extreme heat affects your health (and what to do about it)

A brutal wave puts people with preexisting conditions and pets at high risk for heat-related illness. Explore vetted tips to help you stay cool and in control.

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How to treat the 4 types of rosacea

Did you know there's more than one type of rosacea?! Learn how to tell the four types apart—and how to treat each type.

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Is rosacea an autoimmune disease?

What do rosacea and autoimmune diseases have in common? Our health experts help you sort out fact from fiction.

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Rosacea causes, symptoms and treatment

What causes rosacea and what rosacea treatments can help ease symptoms? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Skin care for rosacea

Not all skin care routines are created equal when it comes to soothing rosacea symptoms. Learn top tips to help you feel cool again.

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Summer heat means it's time to update your skincare routine!

It’s always smart to show summer skin extra TLC. So we’ve got a history of tanning trends, Dr. B pro tips, and the 411 on UVF clothing.

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