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The 10 Best Do-It-All Balms for Psoriasis

Using moisturizer is non-negotiable if you have psoriasis. Some days, however, call for hydration big guns like these derm-recommended balms and salves.

Stories That Inspire Us

Jodi EdwardsJodi's Story

Living With Multiple Sclerosis

"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."

Ben TiberioBen's Story

Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

"I feel that the psoriasis gives me a story to tell, you know, in the form of expressing myself through my instrument."

Linzy RossLinzy's Story

Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn's Disease

"I realized that I had a platform where I could actually share the positive side of Crohn's."

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Reduce Meat Consumption (Just a Little) for Better Health

Turns out you don’t have to go all the way vegan to improve your health. A new study confirms that cutting 50% of the meat from your diet is 100% beneficial.

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Fitness

The Secret to Really Sticking to Your Workouts

Pull out your calendars! Researchers say the trick to sticking to your workouts involves planning far in advance.

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Eat to Beat Breast Cancer

A healthy diet can go a long way in lowering your risk of breast cancer. We've got the latest nutrition advice anyone can follow (even you!).

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Tests

A Guide to Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

Learn the basics about this type of uterine cancer is diagnosed and staged, including types of tests.

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Self Care

Diabetes Infographics Worth Sharing

We created this special series of infographics specifically for people with diabetes (and the people who love them!). Get tips on everything from healthy feet to quick sugar-boosting snacks.

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Nutrition

Is Your New Diet Making Your Psoriasis Worse?

No sugar. Low carb. All the fat! Whether these eating edicts work on whittling your waist or not, there's evidence that certain diets can start (or stop) a psoriasis flare.

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Lene Andersen, MSW
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Mary Shomon
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Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

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Living With Lung Cancer

The latest wisdom on how to manage lung cancer, including insights from caregivers and survivors.

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How to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Working Well with MS

Learn about the many ways you can keep your brain healthy with MS, from diet and exercise to starting medicines once MRI scans show certain changes.

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Managing Psoriatic Arthritis

What's your personal pain scale? Learn how to prevent flares; collaborate with your care team for effective therapies; and adapt your favorite activities to PsA.