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Eczema Close Up: Myths and Uncommon Complications

Rachel Zohn highlights some of the unexpected but often serious complications that are connected to the condition and some pervasive myths.

By Rachel Zohn

How Dry Am I? How Weather Affects Your Psoriasis

Stephanie Stephens highlights the research on how weather affects psoriasis, including humidity and sun exposure.

By Stephanie Stephens

Why Minorities Don't Participate in Psoriasis Studies

Persons of color have unique psoriasis needs. If they are not accessed in clinical trials, then we will continue to be at the short end of finding a successful treatment for our diseases. Learn more.

By Alisha Bridges

10 Seasonal Foods to Benefit Your Skin and Eczema

Patient expert Ashley Wall compiles a list of 10 foods that benefit skin and eczema in the fall and winter months.

By Ashley Wall

Melanoma Mortality Rates: Women Fare Better Than Men

Worldwide death rates from melanoma, a serious type of skin cancer, are increasing in men overall, but are remaining steady or falling in women.

By Diane Domina

Save Money on Your Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis treatment is expensive – costing the average person $8000 a year. Casey Nilsson offers some creative ideas for cost savings, from coupons to patient assistance.

By Casey Nilsson

5 Health Advantages of Owning a Pet When Living With Psoriasis

Psoriasis and pets? You’d think they were enemies. But our furry friends actually offer many health advantages for those who live with psoriasis. Here are five.

By Alisha Bridges

Eczema: More Difficult to Treat in African Americans

Results of a study suggest eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is harder to treat and may require higher doses of medicine in African Americans.

By Diane Domina

Psoriasis Costs: How to Control It and Needed Reforms

Americans spend $112 billion in psoriasis costs a year. Casey Nilsson discusses the price of treatment, health insurance reforms, and how to control the costs.

By Casey Nilsson

How Psoriasis Varies in Skin Color and Ethnicity

Psoriasis appears differently on skin depending on your ethnicity and skin color. Learn how to recognize the different shades, shapes, and sizes of psoriasis.

By Eileen Bailey