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The UV index explained

If you pay attention to the news during the summer, you’ve read about the UV index. So, what does it mean in simple terms? The UV index is a calculation derived by the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to tell us how much damaging ultraviolet

TA-65: The new anti aging miracle

Unless you are knowledgeable about Chinese medicine, you’ve likely not heard of an herb known as Yellow Leader, or Astragalus propinquus, its scientific name. Yellow Leader is a flowering perennial and one of the fifty fundamental herbs used in Chinese medicine. Its traditional uses are in treating diabetes and improving

Hyaluronic acid and skin care medical science weighs in

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a carbohydrate polymer we are all born with but lose as we get older. HA enables our cells to retain moisture and keep our skin’s smoothness and elasticity. It has been a staple of certain Japanese societies and has contributed to their youthful appearance. People of