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Dr. Mike Majmundar, of Northside Plastic Surgery, answers a reader’s question about MM Lifts. What is the MM Lift? Unlike traditional techniques using fillers that make you look puffy and plump, the MM Lift directly addresses the facial aging problem by nonsurgically … Continue reading

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Dr. Damian Dhar, of North Atlanta Dermatology, answers a reader’s question about lice. Lice are going around my child’s school. What should I know about them? Lice are tiny parasitic insects that reproduce by feeding on your blood. You can get … Continue reading

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Dr. Eileen Javellana, of Center for Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical Center, answers a reader’s question about weight loss. What is the number one pitfall for women who want to lose weight and keep it off? We don’t take it seriously … Continue reading

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Dr. Alan Gardner, of Gardner Dermatology & Med Spa, answers a reader’s question about skin tags. I have developed a few skin tags in the last few years. What are my options to have them removed? Removal of benign lesions is … Continue reading

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Stanley Fineman, MD, of Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, answers a reader’s question about food allergies. Is there a difference between food allergy and food intolerance? A food allergy is caused by an immunologic reaction triggered by a protein, resulting in an … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Szabo, of the Emory Winship Cancer Institute, answers a reader’s question about breast cancer. I am at high risk for developing breast cancer. Are there medications that I can take to reduce this risk? There have been a number … Continue reading

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Sheila Namanworth, DMD of Institute for Advanced Medical Research, answers a reader’s question about Botox. Can Botox really help depression? Yes. In three separate studies, researchers found that treating the facial muscles responsible for expressing emotions sends feedback into the brain. … Continue reading

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Dr. Richard G. Livernois from Woodhams Eye Clinic answers a reader’s question about vision. I’ve never had vision problems, but when I turned 40, things got blurry. Is there anything I can do? This happens to most people in their 40s. … Continue reading

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Dr. Scott Miller, from Georgia Urology, answers a reader’s question about water intake. I’ve heard that people should drink eight glasses of water per day.  Is that true? Even in Georgia – part of the “kidney stone belt” – 64 … Continue reading

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Dr. Marianna Kovitch from Atlanta Smiles & Wellness answers a reader’s question about the effect swimming pools can have on your teeth. Can swimming pools stain your teeth? An ideal pool pH level should be between 7.2 and 7.8. If the … Continue reading

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