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Proactiv Acne Treatment: Be Aware of Rare but Serious Side Effects
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Food for Acne: What to Eat to Prevent Pimples
As far back as the late 1800s, experts believed that diet could play a role in acne development. An 1885…
Quick Hits: Limiting Opioid Rxs, Accutane Defense & More
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5 Drug Classes That May Cause Depression
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The Price of Beauty
The FDA has approved an over-the-counter version of a gel for acne. But Differin is an a class of drugs,…
The recent over-the-counter (OTC) approval of Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene) marks the first time since the 1980s that a new…
A Short History of Accutane
Accutane, a severe acne medication, has a past deeply scarred by reports, medical studies and lawsuits citing links to serious…
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