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February 25, 2019

What Makes Us Itch?
For the most part, itchy skin -- caused by irritation of the skin cells or the nerves associated with them -- is nothing to worry about and is usually treatable at home. Still, itching is unpleasant, and in rare cases, it can point to a serious health problem, so it helps to know the facts.
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January 26, 2019

How to Perform a Skin Check on Yourself
Skin cancer is one of the few cancers that if caught early, can be treated, including melanoma, the deadliest form of the disease. In addition to your yearly skin evaluation with a dermatologist, another important key in prevention and successful treatment is performing a personal skin exam. When the disease is found early, the survival rate is an amazing 99%.

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January 25, 2019

What dermatologists offer that no one else does 👨‍⚕️👩‍⚕️
Here's what you're signing up for when you go to a specialist.
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January 15, 2019

Paradise Valley Dermatology joins the West Dermatology network!
West Dermatology is pleased to announce the addition of Paradise Valley Dermatology to our growing network of providers. Mark Blair, MD, who serves patients in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, owns the office. His practice offers medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. 
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January 3, 2019

THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING 🎿 (*and your sunscreen better be too)
When you’re on the slopes in the dead of winter, almost completely covered by protective clothing, sun protection might not cross your mind—but for your skin’s health and safety, it really should!
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December 13, 2018

The Best and Worst Holiday Foods for Your Skin Health 🥧🥕🍫
As you’re going to holiday parties or maybe even preparing a feast of your own, it helps to plan a meal around your health needs, and that includes your skin. Here are 10 common holiday dishes—5 healthy and 5 not so much—and their effects on your complexion.
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