July is UV Safety Awareness Month

Protecting your skin throughout all stages of your life is essential. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and summer is the perfect time to remember how vital sun safety is. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. …

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Men’s Health Month – Skin Tips

June is Men’s Health Month, and its purpose is to educate men and boys about preventable health issues and early detection and treatment of specific diseases. One topic that is often overlooked is men’s skincare. Your skin plays a vital role in the protection of your health, but developing a routine can have many more …

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What It’s Really Like to Have Alopecia Areata

Hair loss can make anyone feel insecure since it is one of those very visible features that are difficult to hide. It has long been associated with the effects of cancer treatments, so alopecia areata sufferers deal with looking “sick.” Alopecia is generally not a severe condition, but the emotional impacts of the unpredictable physical changes can …

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Common Myths About Alopecia Areata

6.8 million people in the U.S. are affected by alopecia areata. Alopecia is an autoimmune skin disorder that causes hair loss on the scalp, face, and other areas of the body. Many things are still unknown about it, including the cause, which makes people’s minds wander with mystery. Although there is still a lot to …

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Vitiligo FAQ

Vitiligo is a systemic disease affecting the largest organ in the body, the skin. It is a lifelong condition those diagnosed with will likely never be free of. The unpredictability of the loss of skin color and overlying hair color can be frustrating. Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not life-threatening or contagious. Learning more …

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What is a Skin Cancer Screening?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. In this type, cancer cells form in the tissues of the skin. When caught early, it is highly treatable. A skin cancer screening is an early detection method designed to identify problems before symptoms are present. While specific factors put you at …

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How to Manage Living with Eczema

There are millions of people in the U.S. that are suffering from a chronic form of atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis or eczema is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, red, and inflamed. It is common and living with it can be a challenge. Eczema can affect people …

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What You Should Know About Mohs Surgery

A diagnosis of skin cancer can be a scary reality. One of the treatments for some of the more common types of skin cancer is Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is a specific surgical technique that is used to treat skin cancer. This unique procedure has held up to the test of time. It is a …

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Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa: What You Need to Know

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a little-known skin condition that is complex and can go undiagnosed for years. The boils, nodules, and bumps formed are painful and can have severe effects on your daily life and emotional wellbeing. The key to managing HS and its flare-ups effectively lies in early detection. Here is what you need …

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How to Keep Your Skin Glowing this Holiday Season

If you are in disbelief that the holiday season is already upon us, you are not alone. From the family gatherings to delicious feasts we will all soon take part in; it is easy to get caught up and forget how stressful the holiday season can be. These effects can last long after the holidays, …

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