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Severe Psoriasis Linked to Early Death

Researchers believe inflammation may affect organs

(Newser) - People suffering from severe psoriasis face a significantly increased risk of early death, according to new research. Those with a severe form of the inflammatory skin disease had a 50% increased risk of mortality compared with people without the disease, according to the study in the Archives of Dermatology. "... More »

Cancer Can Wait; Botox Doesn't

New study says medical patients wait longer than cosmetic patients

(Newser) - Patients have a better chance of seeing their dermatologists if they want Botox than if they want a potentially cancerous mole examined, a new study finds. Researchers, posing as patients in a dozen cities, faced a typical wait of eight days for cosmetic procedures and 26 days to test a... More »

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