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Acne – How to Handle Bothersome Breakouts

“Acne” is a problem I often encounter in my office. It is the most common skin condition in the United States! The medical term is “acne vulgaris,” which actually means common acne.

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:13 pm

Fall 2014: Be Well

By Dr. Laura Picciano Whether you’ve overindulged this summer or simply decided to turn over a new leaf, there’s no better time to take charge of your health than before the business of the holiday season begins. One of the biggest challenges to wellness that I see in my practice is the motivation to change. [...]

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:35 pm

Botox® for Chronic Muscle Spasticity

Spasticity is a muscle control disorder that is characterized by tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles. Chronic muscle spasticity is a very common condition that can be painful and debilitating. It can interfere with movement, walking, dressing, bathing and sleep. It can also cause joint deformities and skin breakdown. Debilitating chronic spasticity is seen frequently with stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, brain injury and spinal cord injury as well as alone in such conditions like chronic neck spasm or writer’s cramp.

Posted on 21 August 2014 | 9:13 pm

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Health News

Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season.

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals.

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows.

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations.