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Psoriasis: The Mind-Skin Connection

Dermatologists and psychiatrists agree: Psoriasis can significantly mess with your mind. Here, people who have the skin condition share how they've learned to thrive emotionally.

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5 Best Apps For Tracking Eczema Flare-Ups

If you’re not using a mobile app to track your eczema flare-ups, it’s time to give it a whirl. Here are 5 mobile apps that work great on the go.

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Tips for Metastatic Breast Cancer Support

Looking for treatment information, emotional support, or other help with metastatic breast cancer? Here's how to find it.

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You Have Metastatic Breast Cancer: Now What?

For starters, know that you are not alone. We have expert advice that will help you navigate the months ahead.

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Minding Your Skin

The connection between psoriasis and depression is clear. Finding the right treatment can help you heal inside and out.

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How to Handle the Anxiety of an Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

An easy-to-implement plan for managing your worries about endometrial cancer.

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Your Parent With Dementia Needs Help, but Won't Admit It

Here’s how to maintain their dignity and offer choices.

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If You Have a Chronic Illness, Follow These 12 People on Instagram

Influencers talk straight about what it’s like to have chronic pain and live your best life.

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5 Tips for Lasting Friendships With Chronic Pain

Sharing about your chronic pain can be a show-stopper with potential friends. Here's how to navigate new relationships when your illness has to be part of the conversation.

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10 Best Things to Say to Someone Fighting a Chronic Illness

These aren’t your generic “hope you feel better” statements, or awkward sentiments of “call me if you need me.” These are phrases that will open a line of communication, and even jumpstart actions that will make a lasting positive impact on the health and life of your loved one.