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How Dry Am I? How Weather Affects Your Psoriasis

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Psoriasis: 5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes

The inflammatory nature of psoriasis can increase risk of developing eye disorders such as uveitis, dry eye, and conjunctivitis. Learn five tips for protecting your eyes.

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9 Best Treatment Options for Chronic Hives

Understand the many treatments available for chronic hives today, including medications, low-histamine diets, and vitamin D supplementation.