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Skin Disease

Acne, psoriasis, eczema, melasma, and a bevy of other skin diseases can strongly affect a person’s overall wellbeing. In addition to itchiness, scarring, and redness, some conditions can lead to more severe conditions like arthritis and maybe even skin cancer.

Scroll down to learn more about the various types of skin diseases and how to best cope with them.

If you have any immediate concerns, do not hesitate to schedule a virtual appointment on the GetSkinHelp.com platform.

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SPF Minute #13 – The original UV index required changes to accommodate more intense tropical countries.

SPF Minute #13 – The original UV index required changes to accommodate more intense tropical countries.

The UV Index was originally rated on a scale of 0-10, but since it was developed in Canada, accommodations had to be made for countries subject to more intense UV rays and now the index can exceed well beyond 10 and even reach 14 in some tropical countries. Get In...

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AM640 Toronto Interview

AM640 Toronto Interview

Check out the AM640 Toronto interview on Skinopathy's GetSkinHelp. Rather than waiting months to see a specialist, you can now get screened virtually for skin cancer within hours. And the great thing about it? It's fully covered by OHIP. Get In...

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SPF Minute #11 – The UV Index was developed by Canadian scientists and adopted by the World Health Organization.

SPF Minute #11 – The UV Index was developed by Canadian scientists and adopted by the World Health Organization.

The UV Index was developed in 1992 by Canadian scientists. The World Health Organization adopted it as an international program in 1994. And in 2002 a global standard based on the Canadian Model was developed and is now in use around the World.Get In...

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SPF Minute #10 – The Ontario government is investing to expand its virtual home and community care capacity.

SPF Minute #10 – The Ontario government is investing to expand its virtual home and community care capacity.

The Ontario government recently announced plans to expand its innovative virtual home and community care services with a $115 million investment that also includes $5 million geared specifically to increase virtual home and community care capacity. In other words,...

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SPF Minute #9 – People with African descent are four times more likely to receive a late-stage diagnosis of melanoma.

SPF Minute #9 – People with African descent are four times more likely to receive a late-stage diagnosis of melanoma.

A 2006 investigation published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that people of African descent are four times more likely to receive a diagnosis of melanoma after the cancer has progressed to an advanced stage or spread to other parts of...

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Research & Development: Artificial Intelligence May Help Predict Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma

Research & Development: Artificial Intelligence May Help Predict Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma

Press Release from the American Association for Cancer Research   Link to page  PHILADELPHIA – A computational method that combines clinicodemographic variables with deep learning of pre-treatment histology images could predict response to immune checkpoint...