Category: Emmy Graber

Make These Five Changes To Your Skincare Routine This Summer

May 15th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston Magazine, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

As summer approaches, swapping your wool sweaters and floor-length down jackets for sundresses and sandals is a very welcome no-brainer. But your skincare needs a warm weather update, too…

Expert quote:

“It’s really best to look for one that says it blocks against both UVA and UVB light. The SPF number only refers to UVB, so even if it’s a very high SPF, it might not be blocking against UVA.”

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Eight French Pharmacy Finds Worth a Seven-Hour Plane Ride

May 6th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston Magazine, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Besides croissants and the Eiffel Tower, there are few Parisian standbys as iconic as the French pharmacy—and for good reason…

Expert quote:

“The thermal water really has high mineral content, so that’s been thought to have some antioxidant effects on the skin, and perhaps even some anti-inflammatory effects on the skin. The micelle technology is a great way to gently remove makeup or dirt from the skin.”

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A wrinkle in time: how they appear and what to do about them

March 9th, 2015 in 2015, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

Wrinkles can be one of the more irritating changes that come with aging. But where do they come from and why do some people have more or less than others?…

Expert quote:

“As we age, we lose collagen, which is underneath the skin and it’s the supporting part of the skin. We also lose elastin which gives our skin its buoyancy. As time goes on, our collagen weakens.”

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Why you shouldn’t pop pimples — and 9 other things to know about acne

February 24th, 2015 in 2015, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

Most people don’t consider acne an interesting topic to talk or read about. But about 85 percent of people get acne at one time or another…

Expert quote:

“Most people think that because acne is so common, it must be simple. But it’s actually incredibly complex — and we don’t really understand a lot about it.”

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The Myth About Thinning Hair That Too Many Women Believe

January 9th, 2015 in 2015, Emmy Graber, Huffington Post, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

For many women, it’s a familiar scene: more than a few strands of hair collecting at the bottom of the shower, coming out more than usual in a hair brush and making random appearances in every place from the bedroom pillow to the office desk…

Expert quote:

“We certainly do see a lot of patients who, in the past, have undergone a really stressful time in their life, and then — months later — begin to develop hair loss. It’s not always that patients have some stress and then immediately their hair falls out.”

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Acne – not just for teenagers

November 24th, 2014 in 2014, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

You may have left the carefree days of teenagers years behind long ago, and the physical and emotional changes that come with being that age. But then, if you’re an adult, why are you still getting acne?…

Expert quote:

“About 10 percent of teenagers with acne will go on to have adult acne. We just can’t say who that patient might be. Acne is a very complex disorder.”

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7 Things Every Woman Needs To Do For Her Skin

June 28th, 2014 in 2014, Emmy Graber, Huffington Post, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

Consider this your ultimate to-do list for healthier, more beautiful skin. The bad news: These are non-negotiable. The good news: They’re easy!…

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Preventing skin cancer

June 10th, 2014 in 2014, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, WHDH 0 comments

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Prime Time: Skin Docs Name 5 Unnecessary Procedures

November 5th, 2013 in 2013, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Emmy Graber, School of Medicine

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has joined more than 80 other medical societies in the Choosing Wisely campaign, naming five treatments or procedures that may not be necessary…

Expert quote:

“These recommendations serve as a great reminder to physicians so that the best care can be given to patients in the most cost-efficient way.”

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Outer Beauty: Nine Antioxidant-Rich (and Dermatologist-Approved) Foods for Your Skin

October 29th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Magazine, Emmy Graber, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Skin less than glowing? Try nourishing it from the inside with these antioxidant-rich foods…

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