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Try Home Phototherapy for Psoriasis

Phototherapy can be a great way to treat psoriasis. Find out why at-home options can be just as effective as treatments in a doctor’s office.

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Reasons for Overprescribing Opioids: What a Doctor Wants You to Know

New measures have been developed to limit unnecessary opioid prescriptions but will how successful will they be?

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Why Do Women of Color Get Less Chemo?

New research suggests that non-white women are less likely to complete the full-term course of chemotherapy to treat their breast cancer. Why does this happen?

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Strategies for Managing Schizophrenia Medication Side Effects

Medication typically used to treat schizophrenia often have side effects. Here are some strategies to manage the side effects so they don’t interfere with your daily life.

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Living With Obesity: What You Should Know About Birth Control

If you're an obese woman, you may have a higher chance of unintended pregnancy, so it's important to find a birth control method that works for you.

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Diagnosed with Active SPMS? You've Got Options

The FDA recently approved two new drugs that give people with active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis more treatment choices than ever.

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Thinking About a Biologic for Psoriasis?

These advanced meds could be your key to clearer skin. Here's what to know before you start.

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Is Eczema Medication Giving You Withdrawals?

Find out why some people who use topical steroids for eczema wind up with an addiction that can lead to topical steroid withdrawal.

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The Evolution of Birth Control Throughout History

From 3000 B.C. to present day, birth control has come a long way. Here's a health history lesson on how it developed into what it is today.

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Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain

Is medical cannabis really effective for chronic pain? The short answer: Yes. Here's what you should know.