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Why is healthy skin important?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Healthy skin is important because it is your first line of defense against bacteria and other pollutants in the environment. Healthy skin is more resilient when faced with external stresses, serves as an important sensory organ and helps to regulate our body temperature.

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