You Have Skin Cancer: Now What?

If you've been diagnosed with skin cancer, you may have reacted with panic, anger, grief, a thousand other understandably negative emotions. But it's important to realize that modern medicine offers a variety of treatment options to help you conquer this ailment, especially in the early stages when removal of the lesion can effectively cure you of the condition. So take a deep breath, try to relax, and have a look at some of the more common techniques used to remove skin cancers. Read More 

Genetic Counseling: Understanding The Risk That Your Child Could Inherit A Genetic Disorder

You're ready to start a family, but there's one question that keeps surfacing: is it possible you will pass on a certain medical condition to your offspring? If you know of a family history of a genetic disorder or disease in your family, this is a valid concern. A lot of couples decide against having children simply because the fear of passing on a condition is too great. Thankfully, science and health care have advanced enough that you don't have to go into this new step blindly. Read More 

4 Signs Your Mole May Turn Into Cancer

Moles on your skin are normal most of the time. But there are some situations when you should watch your moles and have them checked out by a dermatologist before they grow into cancer. Here are four situations where a mole can put you at risk of developing skin cancer, or melanoma, and what you can do to prevent it. You Were Born with a Mole The average person has 10 to 40 moles on their body by the time they are at the age of 30. Read More 

Microdermabrasion Vs. A Chemical Peel: Which Is Best For You?

Are you considering getting an aesthetic procedure for your face? Most of us want to look younger, fresher, and more luminous at some point. If you're considering a medical aesthetics procedure, two of the most widely used are microdermabrasion and chemical peels. They have both been around for a long time, and are proven to be effective at rejuvenating your skin and making it visibly and noticeably look smoother, younger, and just plain better, with nearly immediate results. Read More 

Natural Treatments For Migraines

If you suffer from persistent migraines, it's likely that you've tried a number of over-the-counter medications to alleviate your condition. However, the sad truth is that most of these medications are ineffective, acting to disguise the pain rather than treat it. You may be surprised to hear that there are actually some very effective natural treatments that aim to reduce your dependency on medication and restore your body to its natural healing state. Read More