Personal Care

Medical Aromatherapy Offers Safe, Patient-Friendly Tools to Treat Memory Impairment

By Kamyar Hedayat, MD | Contributing Writer - Vol. 9, No. 1. , 2008

Essential oils of Sage, Lavender, Rosemary and a number of other aromatic medicinal plants contain compounds that have direct stimulatory effects on memory formation, while at the same time helping to reduce stress, a major contributor to memory loss.

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Phototherapy a Safe, Effective Treatment for Acne, Psoriasis & Other Skin Disorders

By Janet Gulland | Contributing Writer - Vol. 9, No. 1. , 2008

Phototherapy, the application of carefully-controlled pulses of light directly to the skin surface, is a highly effective and safe technique enabling primary care physicians to treat acne, psoriasis and other common, chronic skin disorders.

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Red vs Red: How Tomatoes Can Tame Summer Sunburn

By Stacey J. Bell, D.Sc, RD - Vol. 8, No. 2. , 2007

For many people, summer means sunburn. Fortunately, summer also provides protection. Those juicy tomatoes available by the bushel-ful in the hot months appear to be good for preventing or minimizing sunburn!