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SCREENING

Here you will tell you learn the basics of self-directed screening and how to identify potential red flags from a variety of skin conditions.

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A Brief Treatise about Acne

A Brief Treatise about Acne

Acne is often relegated as a minor – some even say trivial – condition. It is part of growing up, almost like a rite-of-passage. Problem is, acne is not experienced equally amongst the population, nor is it distributed...

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Psoriasis… the Silent Disabler

Psoriasis… the Silent Disabler

Psoriasis looks gross, right? People seem to hesitate, just for a moment, before they shake hands with someone who appears to have that weird looking condition on their skin. Is it contagious? Is this what leprosy looks...

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Take Control Of Your Body

Take Control Of Your Body

Practicing medicine is an inexact science.  The body is a complex machine with nuanced capabilities and shortcomings. It is not a simple algorithm where X+Y=Z. Factors like lifestyle, diet, environmental considerations, and...

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Skin Cancer Screening Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Skin Cancer Screening Is Needed Now More Than Ever

A recent report by the Toronto Star has exposed how the Coronavirus is affecting cancer care in Ontario. Their report states that there is a “sharp rise in the number of people coming to hospitals with advanced cancers” due...

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Why Get Skin Help?

Why Get Skin Help?

According to the Canadian Public Health Agency, skin cancer has been increasing at a fairly constant rate in Canada over the past 30 years. And according to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation, there are more new cases of...

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