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Poor Diet: A Contributing Factor in Acne

Acne (pimples) are caused by bacteria and other irritants embedded underneath the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. It is generally a result of improper hygiene and poor diet, i.e., excessive amounts of processed, fatty and fried foods, as well as dairy, meat and sugar. A healthful diet rich in natural whole foods like vegetables,… Read More »

Gentrification and declining Black population may be a key factor behind San Francisco’s declining HIV rates

Dramatic declines in HIV diagnoses in San Francisco have been attributed to testing, treatment and PrEP, but the declining Black population in the city is an unexamined factor, Dr Jade Pagkas-Bather of the University of Chicago and colleagues argue in the December issue of The Lancet HIV. There has been a 22% fall in San… Read More »

What is asthma risk factor

When you have asthma and inhale methacholine, your airways narrow. Toskala E, Kennedy DW, Asthma risk factors. This type flares in extreme weather. Studies suggest that children living near very busy roads are more likely to develop asthma. Obesity and asthma: pathophysiology and implications for diagnosis and management in primary care. Knowing what causes you to… Read More »