Jason Rivers, MD

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Why Cosmetics Won't Cure Your Red Skin

(8) Comments | Posted April 1, 2012 | 2:13 AM

Red cheeks can be endearing in self-humbling moments when all eyes are drawn to you in silent surprise. However, chronic redness around the cheeks, nose and forehead is often symptomatic of a commonly misdiagnosed problem called rosacea. As common as the condition may be, the cause is still unknown and...

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Tips for Curing a Skin Hangover

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2012 | 1:19 PM

With St. Patrick's Day around the corner, the Irish and all who love an excuse to down a green beer or indulge in a spirit will be celebrating with cheers. Unfortunately, the very things Celtics love to celebrate with on this day -- green beer and Irish whiskey -- is...

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What Happens to My Skin When Cupid Strikes?

(2) Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 2:49 PM

It's no mystery that flattery from a love interest can turn us red in the face, but blushing itself is a curious phenomenon not quite understood by modern science.

When we get shy or embarrassed, as we often do when Cupid strikes, the same adrenalin hormone that is released...

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