Mooresville Dermatology Center offers miraSmooth™ to Eliminate Both Underarm Hair and Sweat

[embedded content] Mooresville Dermatology is excited to offer miraSmooth™ – the only FDA-approved treatment option for removing underarm hair and sweat with microwave technology. The treatment works for all hair and skin colors by targeting both the hair follicles and sweat glands. Approximately 70% reduction hair reduction after one treatment. Get rid of hair, sweat –…

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Piedmont HealthCare Family Medicine Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare Family Medicine of Statesville, NC, the office of Dr. Tara Frankhouser, earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Level 3 for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that…

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What Causes Acne?

It’s unclear what causes the development and degree of acne. It’s most common in young adults and teenagers, with an estimated 80 percent of people between ages 11 and 30 experiencing acne outbreaks at some point.   Hormones called androgens, which increase in boys and girls during puberty, play a role. Androgens increase the size…

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What Is Acne?

Acne isn’t a skin problem that only teens experience. It is a skin disease that can affect anyone. Because acne is so common, many believe the myth that the approach is to let it ride its course. But many treatment options exist, and acne that’s left untreated can lead to permanent scars. What is acne?…

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What Is Acne?

Acne isn’t a skin problem that only teens experience. It is a skin disease that can affect anyone. Because acne is so common, many believe the myth that the approach is to let it ride its course. But many treatment options exist, and acne that’s left untreated can lead to permanent scars. What is acne?…

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CDC Recommends Not Administering Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for 2016-17

In June, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a statement that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), commonly known as the nasal spray flu vaccine, should not be administered during the 2016-17 flu season due to concerns about how well it works in preventing those vaccinated from getting the flu.  The CDC’s Advisory Committee…

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