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Significant Winter Storm Possible From Monday Night Through Tuesday

An area of low pressure will track to our south through Monday.  Some light snow should develop through Monday afternoon and evening as a result.  The low pressure will then rapidly intensify off of the Northeast coast Monday night and Tuesday.  Uncertainty remains as to the exact track of this low pressure, but if it tracks close enough to the coast, portions of the area could see a significant snowfall.


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'Vampire facials' not just for Halloween

It may seem like a Halloween trick, but advocates of skin treatments known as vampire facials say its a real treat.

The procedure promises to regenerate the skin and make a person look younger by using their own blood. Medical technicians draw a vial of the patients blood, which is then spun in a centrifuge to separate the red blood cells from the plasma. Proponents claim the plasma has healing powers. After numbing the face, tiny holes are poked into the patients skin and the plasma is smeared on.

Results from the facial are supposed to last 6 months to a year. It costs nearly $2,000 for a complete treatment and is becoming popular in California.

The FDA says it has not approved any platelet-rich plasma products for use in cosmetic facial procedures.
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