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Wrinkles, spots and blotches

Refreshing facial skin

There are several treatment options that can help improve the look of aged skin, particularly of the face. But it's important to have realistic expectations.

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Do I have to drink a large amount of laxative solution before a colonoscopy?

A: Colonoscopy can be a lifesaving screening test for colon cancer. However, one often uncomfortable aspect is that the large intestine needs to be empty and clean in order for the procedure to be most effective. There's no way to avoid some type of bowel cleansing product to make... Read More

Why does my granddaughter sneeze when she steps into the sun?

A: This phenomenon, commonly called a sun sneeze, is technically known as either photic sneeze reflex or an autosomal dominant compelling helio-ophthalmic outburst (ACHOO) syndrome. It's not linked to allergies, although there is some common ground in how the sneezes may occur. Typically, a sneeze occurs because of... Read More