How Often Should People Cleanse Their Face?

Cleansing your face is a non-negotiable part of any beauty regimen, whether that’s your standard simple skincare routine or a skincare aficionado’s 10-step Korean routine. While washing your face may seem like a simple daily ritual, you’d be surprised as to how many people actually skip this step. Other people, on the other hand, seem to have developed a fixation on washing their faces. Is over-cleansing a thing? And just how many times in a day should we actually wash our face?

Why is it necessary?

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Appleton man first patient for new heart disease treatment at UW Health | Top Stories

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MADISON (WKOW) — UW Health treated the first patient nationwide with investigational cell therapy in October. It’s a new treatment designed to combat a common, yet debilitating heart disease.

According to a news release from UW Health spokesperson Emily Kumlien, investigational therapy is designed to treat chronic myocardial ischemia (CMI). CMI stems from reduced blood flow to the heart, often caused by blockages in coronary arteries. 

The nature of CMI makes it difficult to treat with traditional medicine, but also does not leave patients in a position to get a stent or bypass surgery. According to Dr. Amish Raval, who

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Colorado health officials give update on response to COVID

9NEWS will live stream the news conference at 10:40 a.m. in the video player above, on 9NEWS streaming devices, the 9NEWS YouTube channel and the 9NEWS app.

DENVER — Officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will give an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination efforts Wednesday afternoon.

Speakers will include State Epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy, and COVID-19 Incident Commander Scott Bookman.

9NEWS will live stream the news conference scheduled for 10:40 a.m. in the video player above, on 9NEWS streaming devices, on the 9NEWS YouTube channel and on the 9NEWS

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Is affordable housing good for public health? A new study says it could be : NPR

D.C. is one of several local jurisdictions that requires affordable housing in new development. A new study suggests such policies can predict better heart health.

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The socioeconomic benefits of affordable housing are well-documented. Research has demonstrated that increased access to affordable housing is the most cost-effective way to both reduce childhood poverty and increase economic mobility.

But what about its positive effects on health?

That question is at the center of a new peer-reviewed study by two professors at George Washington University, who set out to examine the relationship

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Sleep your way to a healthier heart | KLRT


(Baptist Health) – Getting a full night’s sleep doesn’t just feel amazing. It does amazing things for your heart.

In a study published in the journal Circulation, adults who routinely got high-quality sleep had a 42% lower risk of developing heart failure over the next 10 years.

Which sleep patterns made a positive difference? The heart-healthiest sleepers:

  • Got 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night.
  • Were early birds (morning risers).
  • Rarely had insomnia.
  • Didn’t snore.
  • Didn’t experience much daytime
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