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Understanding Acne

Did you know acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S.? Nearly 80% of people will suffer from it at some point in their lives. It most often appears as an outbreak of pimples on the face, neck, back or shoulders. Although acne is most commonly see in teenagers, it can affect people of all ages, race, and gender. So what exactly is acne and why does it occur? Acne forms in your pores, or hair follicles. Sometimes oil, dirt, and dead skin cells get trapped inside the pores and clog them. There’s a bacteria that lives on … Continue reading

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How does a young man turn his life around and get a fresh start?

by Linda K. Bourassa. At the early age of 9 years old, the young man of our story was lured into a gang. Gang life led him to criminal activity, trouble with the law and gunfire attacks on his family’s home. His distraught mother was able to get him relocated to another state to live with relatives in order to save his life. Sadly, his difficulties continued and he lived with an assortment of family friends, then in a series of unsuccessful placements with foster care and group homes. All that changed when he landed at Youth Villages here in … Continue reading

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Collecting Shoes and Clothes for Honduras

Help the people of Honduras. Donate lightly used shoes and summer clothes for Dr. Baker to take with him to Honduras this November. It’s a very warm climate, so clear out your summer closets! This November sees the return of Dr. Baker to Honduras on another mission trip. Dermatology Realm is collecting lightly used shoes and summer clothes for children and teens, and even for adults in the communities surrounding Trujillo, Honduras. All sizes are welcome and needed.  They are in a very warm climate, so clear out your summer closets! If you have some lightly used summer clothing or … Continue reading

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