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Innocan Phrama Completes Successful Cosmetic Clinical Studies Demonstrating the Efficacy of Its SHIR(TM) CBD Premium Facial Serum on Skin Hydration

Herzliya, Israel and Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – September 15, 2020) –   Innocan Pharma Corporation (CSE: INNO) (FSE: IP4) (the “Company” or “Innocan“), is pleased to announce today, that it has completed a cosmetic clinical study examining the impact of its SHIR ™ Premium CBD Facial Serum containing 300 mg of cannabidiol (“CBD“) (the “Serum”) on skin hydration.

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The study was conducted by an independent research laboratory: INOVAPOTEK, Pharmaceutical Research and Development in Portugal”. The study aimed to assess the hydrating efficacy of the Serum in vivo, by measuring the skin capacitance for a period of 2, 4, 8 and 24 hours after the CBD Serum application on the skin. The results demonstrated that there were significant hydration increases for each period. The Serum was well tolerated with no uncomfortable symptoms or

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Crista Galli Ventures outs ‘evergreen’ fund to back European health tech startups at seed and Series A

Crista Galli Ventures, an early-stage health tech fund in Europe, is officially launching today. The firm offers “patient capital” — with only a single LP (the Danish family office IPQ Capital) — and promises to provide portfolio companies with deep healthcare expertise and the extra runway needed to get over regulatory and efficacy hurdles and to the next stage.

Companies already backed by Crista Galli Ventures (CGV) include Skin Analytics, which is using AI to improve diagnosis of skin cancer; Quibim, which is applying AI to the field of radiomics; and Ampersand Health, which is developing digital therapies for patients with inflammatory conditions such as Crohn’s disease, to name just three out of 15.

Led by consultant radiologist Dr. Fiona Pathiraja, and with offices in London and Copenhagen, CGV operates as an “evergreen” fund, meaning it doesn’t follow traditional five-year VC fundraising cycles. Initially, the VC firm has $65 million

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Pool Chemical Health Hazards | CW39 Houston

HOUSTON (CW39) What’s a great thing about living in warmer climates? Our pool season runs longer! Swimming is great stress relief, but can be a source of stress if the pool chemical levels are not maintained properly.

CW39 Meteorologist and fitness expert Lindsey Day is here to share some important health information for all pool-goers and owners!

When you take a splash, do you ever think about what you’re splashing IN? With the water comes pool chemicals, most notably, chlorine.

Morgan Alcantera, Life Time Aquatics Manager says “the chlorine is a disinfectant. If anyone comes in with dirty clothes or skin or they’re sick, if something goes into the water, the chlorine eliminates that so you can’t pass on anything to anyone else through the water.”

Dr. Noreen, the “Tox Doc” says “it is necessary because biological or biohazards can form in pools, like coliform bacteria that can be very

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13 Best Self Tanners for a Healthy Glow

Spending lots of time indoors gives you plenty of opportunities to indulge in self-care — but it can also leave you slightly paler than you’d like to be. If you’re not venturing outside too much and are longing for your usual summery faux glow, the answer lies in a quality self tanner.

While self tanner has a reputation for being tricky to apply — it can end up developing unevenly, in streaks or outrageously orange — certain products make it easier than others.

These days, sunless tanners come in tons of formulas: spray mist, mousse, serum, lotion, towelettes and even double-duty tinted moisturizer. Just choose the one that you’re already most comfortable applying (we love a good airbrush-like mist), give yourself a thorough body scrub to slough off dead skin cells, dry your skin completely and then follow the instructions on your chosen bottle.

A few tips: If you have

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Here’s Why Your Skin Feels So Oily All the Time, According to Dermatologists

If you have oily skin, then you know the dread of dealing with that inevitably greasy T-zone by 1:00 p.m.—and the frustration of trying to tamp down the shine.

a close up of a woman: Your diet, hormones, and skincare routine could play a role in excess shine. Dermatologists share the top reasons for oily skin, plus what to do about it.

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Your diet, hormones, and skincare routine could play a role in excess shine. Dermatologists share the top reasons for oily skin, plus what to do about it.

Even though it can feel like you’re plagued to battle adult acne forever, know this: “Having oily skin is not necessarily a bad thing,” explains Tyler Hollmig, M.D., director of Dermatologic Surgery and Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at Ascension Texas. It protects your skin barrier which locks moisture in, and therefore “can help keep you looking younger as you age.”

That said, excessively oil skin has a laundry list of potential causes—some of which can signal that something is off in your body. More likely than not, a combination

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Halle Berry uses son as a weight while doing squats in skin-tight leggings for #FitnessFriday

Halle Berry uses son Maceo as a weight while demonstrating proper squatting technique in skin-tight black leggings for her #FitnessFriday post

You don’t get a fabulous figure like Halle Berry’s without putting in the work, especially during these months of quarantine.

To help motivate both herself and her 6.5 million Instagram followers, the Academy Award-winning actress has been posting exercise and diet tips as part of her #FitnessFriday posts for more than two-and-a-half years.

And on Friday, as people in the US get ready for the long Labor Day weekend, Berry decided to incorporate her six-year-old son Maceo into all the action. 

Getting creative: Halle Berry, 54, used her six-year-old son as a weight for her #FitnessFriday post on September 4

The X-Men star, 54, shared a video of herself doing squats

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Meet The Black Men Making Mental Health Less Taboo

Mental health has been a perpetual taboo in the Black community, despite the fact that Black adults are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems. 

Millennials, however, are leading the charge to normalize these conversations, in part due to the heightened trauma resulting from racially motivated murders. Pervis Taylor, mental health advocate, author of Surthrival Mode and life coach, says this is a stark contrast to previous generations’ feelings about mental health. 

“I definitely think mental health is more normalized within our community because many of us who are 40 or younger are more in the space of not continuing to suppress,” Taylor says.

Taylor also

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InventHelp Inventor Develops Skincare Product to Heal Skin and Keep it Healthy (TPA-2631)

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “I’m a doctor and I wanted to create a skincare solution to help heal a variety of problems and reduce signs of aging,” said an inventor, from Clearwater, Fla., “so I invented MARY’S HERBAL SOLUTION.”

The invention provides an effective way to cleanse, rejuvenate, moisturize and reduce redness of the skin. In doing so, it offers an alternative to traditional skin creams and treatments. As a result, it could help to heal sores from 1st and 2nd degree burns, wounds, skin rashes, acne, eczema, boils, etc. and it could contribute to healthier, younger looking skin. The invention features an all-natural design that is easy to apply and use so it is ideal for individuals age 12 and older. Additionally, a prototype sample is available.

The inventor described the invention design. “My design eliminates the need to use harsh and harmful chemical products

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Mercy Health doctor: Simple solutions to tackle ‘maskne’ | Lorain County

As the state of Ohio continues to tackle the novel coronavirus pandemic with mask wearing a part of the daily lives of Ohioans, some residents are dealing with the unexpected side effects of “maskne.”

A play on words with the skin irritation many people are experiencing due to wearing masks on a daily basis, Dr. Valerie Nemeth, of Mercy Health Vermilion Primary Care, says there are a number of steps people can take to prevent and mitigate the soreness to protect the health of their skin.

The problem is arising from irritation with the mask fabric rubbing against the skin all day in addition to the hot, humid environment making the skin more prone to breakouts, including those who have never experienced acne before.

Wearing a clean mask every day can make a world of difference as far as prevention, Nemeth said.

She encouraged people to make sure to wash

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Pat McGrath shares her top makeup tips

Pat McGrath is known as ‘Mother’ to iconic supermodels.

She’s painted the faces of Hollywood stars such as Jennifer Aniston and Madonna.

She’s behind some of the most memorable looks on the runways such as Christian Dior, Versace and Prada (glitter lips? Yeah, she made it popular!)

Her luxury namesake brand Pat McGrath Labs launched to euphoric fanfare.

Oh, and the Queen made her a member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the fashion and beauty industry.

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In short, makeup artist Pat McGrath is a legend. Her creativity is boundless as she turns various materials from jewels, sequins and feathers into showstopping looks that we can’t stop saving to our ‘inspiration’ folders. But underneath all

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