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Not born to run? Give it a try anyway

Tips for starting a running routine, even if you've never run before.

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Different doctors come together to treat psoriatic disease

Working with dermatologists, orthopedists, and other specialists, rheumatologist Dr. Elaine Husni has pioneered an interdisciplinary approach to caring for patients with psoriatic disease. Interdisciplinary, also known as cross-disciplinary, care brings different kinds of doctors together to treat all of the problems a patient is experiencing. It can be particularly useful in treating psoriatic disease patients who have both skin and joint symptoms.

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5 tips for living with genital psoriasis

If you have genital psoriasis, you might feel like there’s an unwelcome stranger in your bedroom. Genital psoriasis can cause pain and discomfort during sex, and even create stress for you and your partner.

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How patients inspire one psoriatic disease researcher

Dr. Nicole Ward of Case Western Reserve University thought she wanted to study anatomy. But early in her career she discovered a passion for dermatology, focusing on the science of psoriatic disease. The recipient of numerous research grants from the National Psoriasis Foundation, as well as funding from the National Institutes of Health, Ward has made key discoveries about how and why people with psoriatic disease develop comorbidities like heart disease. Her latest project will explore how taking fish oil might improve psoriasis.

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How can we tell who will get psoriatic arthritis? Science.

If you have psoriasis, what are your chances of getting psoriatic arthritis? Thanks to new scientific discoveries, we may soon find out. 

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