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Inverse psoriasis

Inverse psoriasis

Psoriasis is a very painful skin condition and can be very pruritic and uncomfortable, but what is inverse psoriasis? Inverse psoriasis is an uncommon condition which is, in many ways, similar to psoriasis. However inverse psoriasis does not appear in visible areas of the body but rather in the skin folds, armpits and groin where [...]

November 12, 2012 More
The Relationship Between Tanning Salons and Skin Cancer

The Relationship Between Tanning Salons and Skin Cancer

About 50% of American adults will be diagnosed with skin cancer each year. Much study has been done by the medical community to reduce this startling statistic. They insist that some skin cancers are preventable provided that people, especially those with light skin, take steps to protect themselves from harmful sunlight radiation. But the current [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Skin Care

Skin Care

The skin is the largest and most exposed organ of the body. its functions are complex and include serving as a physical and immunologic barrier to external substances, retaining water, regulating body temperature, and acting as a sensory organ. The skin is also an integral part of our self-image and is often a focus of [...]

September 27, 2011 More