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The itch to write

Peter Moffat, the man behind BBC’s “Criminal Justice,” which inspired HBO’s “The Night Of,” says he created a lead character with severe eczema for personal reasons.

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Eczema Awareness Month: Do try this at home

Dr. Charles Raison provides some helpful tips for how people with eczema can help lower their inflammation, while also boosting their mental health.

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Eczema Awareness Month: The Science Behind Feeling Lousy

“If your skin is involved in atopic dermatitis and you feel embarrassed, ashamed or self-conscious, these are huge producers of depression. Those feelings are also very stressful. And we know that psychological stress activates those same inflammatory pathways, which is really the tragedy of the situation.”

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Eczema: It’s More than Skin Deep

Instead of focusing solely on the physical symptoms of eczema, we think it’s time you gave your mental health some TLC too.

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Why People with Eczema Have Trouble Sleeping (and What to Do About It)

Sleep is as important to humans as breathing, eating and drinking. Yet for patients and families dealing with eczema, sleep often comes in short bursts between itching and scratching cycles.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Eczema: An Interview with Xiu-Min Li, M.D.

In traditional Chinese Medicine, a combination of creams, baths, teas and pills, is used to calm the immune system in atopic dermatitis.

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Back-to-School Classroom Care Kit for Students with Eczema

Make eczema less of an issue — and make school easier — by putting together a kit with everything your child may need at school.

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Back to School Tools for Eczema Kids

Back-to-school season can be exciting, but stressful, for the more than 1 million school-age children living with severe eczema in the U.S. We’ll show you how to prepare your child for the school year in five easy steps.

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Slather Up: Sunscreen For Eczema Skin

People with eczema are more vulnerable to the sun’s damaging rays and have more challenges finding sunscreens that work for their skin. Here’s what you need to know when choosing a sunscreen.

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Ask a Doctor: Allergies, Wet Hands and Contact Dermatitis

Dr. Nedorost answers your questions on the wet-dry cycle, the difference between atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis, and helping hand eczema.

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