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December 02, 2017

"...Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that results in the overproduction of skin cells, causing plaques to form, typically on elbows, knees and the scalp; however, these can also show up on the palms, torso, and even the face. Alternately, eczema is an inflammatory skin condition, which causes red rash-like bumps that are itchy and may blister or bleed." To find out what type of natural treatments might help with your psoriasis or eczema click here.

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November 10, 2017

"The federal government is planning some pretty major changes to the way it regulates non-prescription drugs, natural health products and cosmetics. The move is designed to simplify the rules and help assure consumers the products on store shelves "are safe and do what they claim to do," according to Health Canada's consultation document outlining the proposed new framework." Click here to read the full article.

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November 05, 2017

“It’s still to this day kind of hard to just show it to people, but I think if there are people like me willing to talk about it, then more people will feel more comfortable in their own skin.” Meet Natalie Fletcher, the woman who is using bodypainting to de-stigmatize psoriasis.

Click here to read the full article.

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October 21, 2017

With the cool air of fall upon most of us and winter’s cold, dry winds approaching, it’s time to get serious about caring for the stratum corneum, the outermost layer of skin, the body’s largest organ, which protects the vital tissues within.  Click here to find out how to choose the best moisturizer for your skin.

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August 19, 2017

"The researchers concentrated on the top 10 members of the two lists and found that “six of the all-time top 10 American film villains (60%) have dermatologic findings, all ... located on the face 2and scalp.” None of the top heroes display any conspicuous facial flaws—because they're heroes."

Read the full article on scientificamerican.com.

August 16, 2017

Psoriasis Series
INVISIBLE MAN
A film by NIMISHA MUKERJI

INVISIBLE MAN tells the inspiring story of Newfoundland resident Andrew Gosse’s journey to treatment after suffering from severe psoriasis for 18 years. 

June 28, 2017

"If you have psoriasis and are overweight, losing weight may help reduce symp­toms of this skin disease, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has confirmed." Click here to view the full article.

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June 24, 2017

That our very own Dr. Benjamin Barankin, with his expertise in medical & cosmetic dermatology, serves on the editorial advisory boards of: The Dermatologist, Dermatology Times of Canada, Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) Bulletin, Journal of Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery, The Canadian Journal of Diagnosis, The Medical Post, and The Chronicle of Skin & Allergy.

June 22, 2017

Cyndi Lauper has made millions of fans feel good with her chart-topping songs like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “True Colors.” Now she wants to help people "with psoriasis feel good — or at least better. That’s why she’s talking openly her own psoriasis." Continute to read here.

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