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On November 8, 2015, the City of Boca Raton Utility Services Department announced a two-week modified disinfection process was in effect. The more aggressive treatment provides additional protection against bacteria, but means drinking water will contain chlorine residue instead of the relatively weaker chloramine residue. The process will continue until Sunday, November 22, 2015. What […]

If you ever feel the desire to start a fight at a crowded dermatology convention, ask the attendees how often you should exfoliate your skin. Then, sit back, and watch the ensuing chaos. How often we should exfoliate is a great topic of debate. While most sources suggest once or twice a week, it really […]

Minimize shower water usage in four easy steps!

Showers are the third largest source of water use in the American home, after toilets and washing machines. On average, Americans use 17.2 gallons of water per shower, with an average shower time of 8.2 minutes. Showering is much more water-efficient than bathing, which consumes anywhere from 35 to 50 gallons of water. However, you […]

Most people enjoy a good swim; however, few enjoy the negative impact chlorine has on their skin and hair. With that said, many remain unaware that they expose themselves to chlorine outside the swimming pool, when they step into their bathroom showers. Chlorine in Our Water Most everyone expects a high dose of chlorine when […]


Dermatitis is skin inflammation that results in an itchy red rash. The skin is swollen, and may blister, crust over, flake off, or ooze. It’s not usually a dangerous condition, although scratching the itchy skin can cause serious infections. Nor is the condition contagious, although people tend to act as if it is. Dermatitis is, […]