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In light of the COVID-19 corona-virus outbreak ESC's in-person Life with Eczema events schedule for this spring are cancelled and suspended until further notice. We are working on web based events via Web Ex. Please contact info@eczemahelp.ca for more information.

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CADTH Makes Positive Recommendation for Public Reimbursement of Dupixent
CADTH Makes Positive Recommendation for Public Reimbursement of DupixentTM ESC is delighted to share that the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) has provided a positive recommendation for public drug plan...
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New Webinar Series – Tackle Eczema Flares and Support for the Caregiver
New Webinar Series - Tackle Eczema Flares and Support for the Caregiver Last spring, we asked you what topics you would like to hear more about as part of our newly expanded webinar series. This November, in honour of Eczema...
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Eczema and COVID-19
Ask the Doctor: Eczema and COVID-19 March 18th, 2020 News of COVID-19 coronavirus is dominating global headlines. It is a time of uncertainty, rapidly changing information, and we are lacking evidence and data related to COVID-19....
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Moisturizing and eczema
Q: Why is moisturizing so important for eczema? A: Eczema is a skin condition in which the body's own skin barrier is compromised and cannot appropriately hold water for hydration. As such, beyond the use of medications, the...
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Dupixent (dupilumab) now reimbursed in Quebec
The Eczema Society of Canada is happy to share the exciting news that Dupixent™ (dupilumab), the first biologic therapy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, is now reimbursed in Quebec. Quebec is the first...
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Eczema Society of Canada releases “A Day with Eczema” video in recognition of Eczema Awareness Month
Eczema Society of Canada releases “A Day with Eczema” video in recognition of Eczema Awareness Month Video takes an intimate look into the life of a chronic eczema sufferer TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 / November is Eczema Awareness...
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What is it really like to live #ADaywithEczema?
November is Eczema Awareness Month and ESC wants to know: What is it like to live #ADaywithEczema? It's more than just dry skin. November is Eczema Awareness Month, and ESC invites Canadians to watch and share "A Day with Eczema"-...
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Ask the doctor: Back to school uniform itch
Q: My child's school uniform causes her to itch, how should we manage this? A: Great question!   In kids with eczema, their skin is much more sensitive to triggers, such as rough clothing that rubs on the skin.  The best way to...
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Tips for a Smooth Back to School Transition
Itching during a lesson. Can't concentrate. Red raw flare-up after physical education. Hands irritated after the lesson with modelling clay. "Are other kids looking at my skin?". School can be stressful for many children, but the...

ESC is hosting a webinar series this spring, featuring Canadian experts speaking on mental health, managing childhood eczema, and dealing with severe eczema that doesn't get better. Learn more or register now!

La SCE organise une série de webinaires ce printemps, mettant en vedette des experts canadiens qui nous parleront de santé mentale, de la prise en charge de l’eczéma chez l’enfant et de l’eczéma grave qui ne s’atténue pas. Apprenez-en plus ou inscrivez-vous dès maintenant! Notez que ces séances se dérouleront en anglais.