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Psoriasis: More than skin deep

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by thick, raised red patches that are often covered with flaking, silvery scales. The cause of this skin condition is not known, but may be a combination of heredity and immune system response. It is not curable, but can often be managed with various treatment methods. (Locked) More »

Tattoos: Leaving their mark

As tattoos become more common, the desire to have them removed has also increased. Lasers are generally safe and can be effective, but often cannot remove the entire tattoo. More »

Moisturizers: Do they work?

Moisturizers work by trapping and holding water in the skin, in combination with some oily substance that binds the moisture to the skin. While ingredients vary, almost any moisturizer will help with dry skin. More »