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Beauty And Biblical Plagues

Donna Highfill | Posted 05.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Donna Highfill

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgFad beauty can be everything from Rubenesque voluptuousness to elongated necks. It can include tattooed eyelids or lotus feet. What is overlooked is that fad beauty is often created by masochists who establish control over others by making them believe that they are never enough.

Sanity or Self-Esteem?

Patrice Bendig | Posted 03.04.2013 | Women
Patrice Bendig

When I went in to see my dermatologist last week, I didn't think I'd be reduced to tears by the end of appointment.

How I Won My Battle With Acne

Christina Anderson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Style
Christina Anderson

I remember vividly sitting at one of those little desks in elementary school with a book propped up to cover my face, cowering from the jeering look from a classmate who commented on the growing pimple on my face.

Accutane: Putting Your Personality At Risk

Alexander Spring | Posted 05.01.2012 | Teen
Alexander Spring

I know people who have experienced personality changes because of Accutane. I believe it's crucial that the FDA researches extensively the effects that Accutane has on the brain.

Why I Stopped Taking Accutane

Terrence Phearse | Posted 04.28.2012 | Black Voices
Terrence Phearse

My acne problems started in high school. By the time I got to college I had tried every over the counter 3 step system, lived by Proactiv and everything else under the sun.

Health News You Won't Read About in the New York Times

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

Here's a forgotten chapter from pharmaceutical history. The acne drug, Accutane, manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals, has been associated with hundreds of birth defects.

Can You Please Put Some Sugar on This Crap?

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

I guess someone told Fox that they are getting a lot of advertising dollars from the pharmaceutical industry, and what I had to say might not make some people happy.