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8 Unusual Conditions Linked to Psoriasis

These eight diseases have been linked to psoriasis. Learn what you should look out for.

How to Tell Your Chronic Illness Story

How to Tell Your Chronic Illness Story

In the last five years, I’ve had the opportunity to share my story with thousands. As I continue to tell my saga with psoriasis, I now have the honor of looking for others to feature in my writing.

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Sexual Health Requirements by Ages

When do you need your first Pap test? What about a mammogram? Learn which tests, procedures, and vaccines related to sexual health you need at each age.

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How to Get Involved With Psoriasis Research

Help improve scientific understanding of psorisis by sharing your own experiences through the National Psoriasis Foundation's Citizen Pscientist program.

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Facts about the Morning After Pill

There has been some controversy around emergency contraception (EC), better known as the “Morning After Pill”, despite the fact that nearly 5.8 million women have used the drug at least once in their lives. I talked to my local pharmacist to uncover ...

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Do's and Don'ts for Scalp Psoriasis

Here are some of the major do’s and don’ts for handling psoriasis of the scalp.

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7 Invisible Effects of Psoriasis

It’s the visible effects of psoriasis that get most of the attention, but it’s the ones that are overlooked that can have just as lasting impressions on a person.

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How Do You Respond to Psoriasis Ridicule?

A visible disease like psoriasis can make you a target for mean comments. Read how these psoriasis patients cope with the hate.

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The Best Apps for Better Sexual Health

Who knew your phone held the keys to own your sexual health? Here are the 4 best apps that bridge the gap between sex, dating, and technology.

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Intimacy Means Something Different to All of Us

I asked men and women ages 25 and up “What is intimacy to you?” “Intimacy is the feeling or moment you have that you share with [another] person.” “I think intimacy is the soul. All your limitations [are] intimacy, shared history, ambitions, jokes, e...