Back to School Basics: Skin Care Essentials

Back to school time is here. Which means getting back into a weekly routine. Of course our normal back-to-school routine is well, not quite so normal these days.  With more time being spent at home and less time running from soccer practice to dance lessons, that doesn’t mean our skin care demands less attention. In fact, with the increased usage of hand sanitizing these days, our skin could definitely use a little more TLC than normal.

To ensure our skin is looking and feeling its cleanest, and healthiest, here are three must-have products that will earn you an A+ when it comes to your skin care routine.

Moisture is the best medicine

Cleaning our hands, and bodies, has never been more top of mind. However all that washing and scrubbing can lead to overly dry skin. Luckily for us, Zest’s Aqua Pure Cleaning Bars contains a boost of Vitamin E,

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Answers to your COVID-19 questions | Health Beat

The mysteries of the novel coronavirus are being solved daily. (For Spectrum Health Beat)

Since COVID-19 became a global pandemic, the worldwide medical and scientific community has worked around the clock to determine the best treatment options and learn more about this new kind of coronavirus.

Medical discoveries have been abundant. As are questions.

A group of Spectrum Health clinical experts seek to provide the most up-to-date answers available. They include Josh Kooistra, DO, senior vice president and chief medical officer, Russell Lampen, DO, an infectious disease specialist, Stephen Fitch, MD, a pulmonologist and medical director of medical critical care, and Daliya Khuon, MD, an infectious disease specialist at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

They constantly review the latest news, research and best practices on COVID-19 from sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Health

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