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Corporate Health


In recent years it has become more and more obvious to business owners that a healthy workforce is also a productive one. Not only do employees who feel well, work well, but they are less likely to incur additional costs to the company in terms of sick pay or loss of profit. In response to this need to encourage health, corporations are now starting to use internal health programs to monitor and improve the wellness of their staff.

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Where does melanoma originate?


Melanoma begins in melanocyte cells found in the innermost layer of the epidermis (the top layer of our skin). It occurs when those cells behave abnormally, growing excessively and taking over surrounding tissues. 

Melanoma is a deadly skin disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people globally each year. It is the rarest form of skin cancer, but the deadliest. With melanoma rates on the rise around the world, it begs the question; where does melanoma originate and how does it form?

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Skin care tips for men


Many men may bristle at the words “skin care”. But a basic skin care regimen can do wonders for even the most reluctant of men. Knowing the basics of how to care for your skin helps prevent break outs, dry skin or premature aging from occurring. And skin care doesn’t have to mean high maintenance either! Below we go over a few simple steps every man can take to improve the look and feel of his skin.

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White spots on skin treatment


White spots on the skin can appear for a wide variety of reasons, ranging from eczema to albinism. The technical word for white spots is hypopigmentation and it occurs when melanocyte cells in the skin become damaged. Melanocyte cells are specialized cells distributed throughout the top layer of our skin (epidermis) responsible for producing melanin, the pigment that gives our skin color. When these cells become damaged by injuries, burns, infections or other conditions, they can stop producing melanin and leave white spots and patches as a result.

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