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Running buddies

At sunrise on Sunday morning, Oct. 15, 2017, the temperature in the Detroit, Michigan, area was already in the humid mid-70s – just in time for the start of the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K. 

“A couple of years before when I ran this race, it was snowing,” says Andrew Johnston, M.D., Ph.D. Johnston is a research assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 

Después de la tempestad viene la calma

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The calm after the storm

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When Irma Rivera relocated to Orlando, Florida, after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, she experienced a painful flare. She believes that the change in weather, combined with her fear of the “unknown,” triggered the breakout. “My skin was red, and when it opened up, it looked like I was burned. I couldn’t bend over or touch things. And when I did, my skin broke, which was extremely painful,” recalls Rivera, who has had psoriasis for more than 20 years.

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How to beat the late-winter blahs

Repeat after us: It can't stay gray forever. Let's look back at two consecutive weekends in September 2017, when nearly 800 people raised $156,000 in almost-perfect summer weather. They walked to raise awareness, strengthen our community and beat psoriasis.

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NPF funds accelerate research to cure psoriatic disease

We have invested more than $17 million in research since 1987 and show no signs of slowing down.

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Double your impact on Giving Tuesday

Your charitable gifts will help us fund the research that will help children with psoriatic disease. Bonus: Donations will be matched!

NPF helps people all over the world

In honor of World Psoriasis Day, an annual awareness day dedicated to the 125 million people around the world living with psoriasis, the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is sharing stories from those who live outside of the United States.  

Advocacy's fight for common-sense patient protections

NPF’s Advocacy team works with federal and state lawmakers and other patient groups to overcome barriers to care. You can help.

World Psoriasis Day is Oct. 29. Take action!

Here’s how you can use World Psoriasis to improve your quality of life.

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Katie Lowes is ready for her close-up

Before Katie Lowes landed her role as Quinn Perkins in the political drama “Scandal,” she played Tina in the film “Super 8.” Who was Tina? “Tina may have been the most fun I ever had on a set,” Lowes recalled. “I played the girl with her hair in curlers who ran through a cave and got eaten by the monster.”

That was in 2011. Around that time, Lowes almost got eaten by another monster: psoriasis.

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