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    Johnson & Johnson Is Ceasing Production of Skin-Care Products Used for Skin Lightening in Asia and Middle East

    The corporation behind Johnson’s, Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, and more has just vowed to stop selling two lines of skin-care products used for skin-lightening overseas. On June 19, in the wake of the recent Black Lives Matter uprising, Johnson & Johnson said that it will cease production of two different lines from Asian and Middle Eastern markets that were used […]

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    How to Keep Your Hair Healthy After You’ve Dyed It at Home

    If you’re used to coloring your hair regularly, the idea of salons being closed due to COVID-19 may make you panic a bit – especially if you’ve never dyed your hair at home. There are dozens of products and how-to guides that aim to make the process of DIY color as easy and accessible as possible (not to […]

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    Coronavirus: Is it safe to wear contact lenses?

    Experts have confirmed it is safe to wear contact lenses amid the coronavirus outbreak. Many users became concerned after officials announced the eyes are an entry point for the pathogen into the body. There is also evidence the virus can survive on surfaces, raising fears wearers may “pick it up” on their hands, unwittingly infecting themselves when […]

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    Coronavirus and pregnancy: How to stay safe when there aren’t a lot of answers

    For pregnant women, cold and flu season can feel overwhelming. Now with coronavirus in the United States, many pregnant women feel even more confused and frightened. Experts aren’t sure what coronavirus in pregnancy is like, or if coronavirus has any effect on pregnancy. But they do know that people who practice good hygiene can protect themselves. “It’s hard to […]

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    Why Do I Wake Up With a Headache Every Morning?

    Morning headaches are a surefire way to get your day off to a crappy start. If you frequently find yourself waking up with headaches, you’re not alone. “Morning headaches are very common,” Amit Sachdev, M.D., an assistant professor and director of the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine at Michigan State University, tells SELF. And, he says, they […]

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    Why women 30 and older need to ask for this at their next Pap test

    Getting a Pap test isn’t exactly something most women look forward to. But when you have one done, you want to make sure you’re doing what you can to max out the benefits. During a Pap, it’s easy to assume that your doctor is doing everything possible to screen you for cancers and precancerous changes in your […]

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    China coronavirus update: Here’s what happened on Wednesday

    The World Health Organization is weighing whether China’s coronavirus outbreakconstitutes a global public health emergency, as countries and businesses restrict their activities within the country in order to prevent new infections. As of Wednesday, the death toll in China and the region has surpassed 130, and more than 6,000 cases have been confirmed. In the United […]

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    FDA warns Purell to stop claiming hand sanitizers help kill the flu, Ebola and MRSA

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration fired off a warning letter to the parent company of Purell, Gojo Industries, over the hand sanitizers’ health claims — mainly, that using Purell Healthcare Advanced hand sanitizers can eliminate several serious viruses, including the flu, Ebola and MRSA. In the letter, the FDA calls out Purell’s marketing claims: “These statements, made in the context […]