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Term: Dermatology
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That Not-So-Healthy Glow

Publish Date: 1/18/2018

Young girl in tanning bedYour teenage daughter is headed to the beach for a mid-winter break and she wants to get a start on her tan at the neighborhood tanning salon.  For the sake of her health, just say no!

Child Health
Lynn Anne Cornelius

Age of the Itch

Publish Date: 6/14/2017

What makes us itch more as we grow older? Chronic itch of unknown cause, or chronic idiopathic pruritus (CIP), is more common that most people realize. This itch comes and goes without warning and does not discriminate when it comes to gender. However, it does increase in prevalence as we age.

General Health
Brian Kim

Psoriasis -- It's more than Skin Deep

Publish Date: 2/8/2017

psoriasisPeople who suffer from psoriasis know that is it is an uncomfortable and embarrassing skin disease. It is unpredictable and irritating, and is one of the most baffling skin disorders. It is usually characterized by patches of thick, pink-red skin that may be itchy, dry and covered with loose, silvery scales.

Becca Joy Chibnall
General Health