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Best treatment options for Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease that affects the skin. It is not contagious; it cannot be passed from one person to another. The word “dermatitis” means inflammation of the skin. “Atopic” refers to a group of diseases where there is often an inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions, such as asthma and

Club Drugs: What they can do to your Health

Club drugs are being used by young adults at all-night dance parties such as “raves” or “trances,” dance clubs, and bars. MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, Rohypnol, ketamine, and methamphetamine are some of the club or party drugs gaining popularity. NIDA-supported research has shown that use of club drugs can cause serious health problems and, in some

Dermatitis Associated with Poison Ivy

How the Skin Rash (Dermatitis) starts? A poison ivy rash is a form of contact dermatitis caused by an allergic reaction to the resins (oily sap) of the poison ivy, oak, or sumac plant. It will usually begin to appear 1 to 2 days after coming in contact with urushiol (say: oo-roo-shee-ohl). The affected area