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Why Do We Pop Pimples?

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We've been warned by beauty experts, dermatologists, and our mothers... but we still pop our pimples.  Why do we feel the urge to pick, even when we know we shouldn't?  A top dermatologist explains.  

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Getting Your Parents On Board with Treatment

I've known lots of teens who have had to be dragged, kicking and screaming, to the dermatologist's office by their parents. But what if you are the one who

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