SKINSHIFT® by Ruthie Harper MD

Through your genetic profile, Dr. Harper reveals your personalized treatment strategy for beautiful, healthy skin.

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Dr. Harper’s interview with Dr. Oz online

Going Meat-Free? Get Iron-Savvy Why women—and vegetarians in particular—should boost awareness of this important nutrient. Feeling wiped out at the end of the day is par for the course for most of us, thanks to logging long hours at the office and juggling overloaded weekend schedules. But if you can’t

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Skin Cancer: What is the cause?

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. Energy from the sun actually is a form of radiation. It consists of visible light and other rays that people can’t see. Invisible infrared radiation, for instance, makes sunlight feel hot. UV also is invisible, and causes sunburn

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Speed Your Medical Weight Loss With A Personalized Workout Program Designed to Boost Growth Hormone

There are many different types of personalized work out recommendations in the exercise marketplace today. Each is designed to give you a different benefit or result. The goal of different programs may be to increase muscle mass, increase strength, build cardiovascular conditioning, or help with weight loss. Today we want

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I’m a Young Woman, Why Should I Check My Hormone Levels?

Most women believe that if they are having regular menstrual cycles their hormones are “healthy”. The idea of routinely checking for hormonal balance when they are young does not cross their mind until pregnancy or menopause occurs. However, many women experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance throughout all stages of life,

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Want More Energy, B12 Injections or Natural Supplements May Be For You!

B12 plays a major role in converting food to energy, providing a boost for those feeling tired or run down. Additionally, adequate amounts of B12 levels lower homocysteine levels protecting our brain and hearts. Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble nutrient found predominantly in meat. Vegetarians or those eating small amounts

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When Your Body Attacks: The Important Facts About Autoimmune Diseases

Our bodies, by incredible biological design, have the amazing ability to protect against destructive microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, infections, and disease. It is the body’s immune system that is responsible for getting rid of these foreign substances and building protection against further harm. This process is known as the “immune

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Feeling Depressed? It Could All Be In Your Head

With summertime slowly fading, many of us move back into mayhem trying to manage endless work demands, school and sports schedules, family obligations, community commitments, sleep deprivation, and so much more. Although we all deal with some stress some of the time, a lot of stress much of the time

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Vitamin D: A Must-Have Supplement in Your Dietary Arsenal

Recent health news boasts the merits of vitamin D well beyond its bone-boosting abilities. Current research links vitamin D to a host of other health benefits, such as warding off Parkinson’s disease, reducing rates of inflammatory conditions associated with heart disease and stroke, and even preventing cancer. In fact, newer

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Have a Healthy Holiday: Avoid these Health Hazards

The cooking, the shopping, the decorating, the celebrating—as you hustle and bustle your way through this holiday season, be sure to steer clear of holiday health hazards like stress, sugar, and spirits (in literally every meaning of the word). Overindulging in spirits such as that calorie-laden eggnog can eat up

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