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Skin & Hair Basics Center

Proper skin care is vital to good health and techniques such as shaving and piercing are forms of personal expression. Skin damage can occur through sun exposure, smoke exposure or frostbite, as well as daily life (e.g., corns, bunions and calluses). Skin injury may include bite wounds, bruises, burns and cuts or other common wounds. Sunscreens can help prevent skin damage.

What’s the Best Way to Deal with Psoriasis?
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Psoriasis is a red, itchy, scaly rash that is often painful and even embarrassing. It can be on your arms, your legs or the palms of your hands. Learn how to cope with psoriasis and ease uncomfortable symptoms.


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