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World Psoriasis Day: 10 Ways to Become a Psoriasis Advocate

Become a psoriasis advocate on World Psoriasis Day and share your experience and knowledge with others. Patient expert Julie Cerrone Croner offers ten creative suggestions.

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9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

Whether they're said out of love or just being rude, many comments about psoriasis are stupid and inaccurate. Read some of the worst I've heard over the years.

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8 Myths About AMD

Confused about what having age-related macular degeneration really means? We clear up some of the most common misperceptions.

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Psoriasis in the Media: Is It Accurate?

Is psoriasis accurately portrayed in the media? Alisha Bridges reviews popular shows and people featuring psoriasis including 'Ozark,' 'Family Guy,' and Kim Kardashian.

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Bipolar Disorder: Does the Big Screen Get It Right?

We've come a long way since "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," but how accurate are movies when it comes to portraying bipolar disorder? Claire Gillespie weighs in.

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Suicide: What We Can Do Together to Save Lives

Suicide is a social problem that requires a community response. A woman whose life was saved by the intervention of others urges society to action.

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8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.

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5 Myths About Small Bowel Obstructions

Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.

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The Truth About Living with Mental Illness

HealthCentral reveals the truth about living with five common conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD, and schizophrenia.

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10 Breast Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Knowledge is power—unless you’re falling for these common misconceptions.