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Emollient use reduced infant eczema.

Once-daily application of an emollient from birth until age 6 months shows promise to significantly decrease eczema.  This was considered to be a treatment when it was found that “skin barrier dysfunction” presents before eczema starts. Risk factors for eczema … Continue reading

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Head lice (Is your skin crawling?). Two new treatments.

Good people get head lice.  It is especially rampant in schools where coats may hang next to each other (and the lice essentially jump from one household to another).  Head lice are becoming more resistant to over-the-counter rinses.  There are two … Continue reading

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