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Skin Care and Diseases

NetWellness receives many questions about the skin and how to take care of it. The skin is not only the largest organ in the human body; it is also one of the most complex. Our skin protects us from our environment, including injury, infection, heat, and light.1 Skin is often taken for granted and ofte (More)


Understanding Skin Care and Diseases

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  • Contact Dermatitis & Eczema: Going Beyond the Rash
  • Gimme Shelter: How to Protect Yourself from the Sun
  • Insect Bites Are Not to Be Taken Lightly
  • Moisture Is Key to Keeping Skin Healthy in Winter
  • Outsmarting Skin Cancer
  • Pattern Hair Loss Sometimes Treatable -- But Also Inevitable
  • Safe Tanning - Is it Possible?
  • Skin Health and Restoration
  • Skin Protection
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  • Butterfly Rash
  • Chances of Melanoma Recurrence
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  • Facials for Black/Brown Skin
  • Infants and Sun Exposure
  • Recurring Keratosis
  • Skin Rash Caused by Sun Exposure
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    Last Updated: Jul 07, 2014