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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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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...
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Summer Survival Tips
Many of us associate the dry skin of eczema and the painful, itchy flare ups with the cold of winter. Yet, for many eczema sufferers, the summer can be a troubling time too, with heat, sun, and sand contributing to uncomfortable itching...
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2019 Research Grant Program
  Eczema Society of Canada (ESC) is pleased to announce a call for submissions for our 2019 Research Grant Program. The ESC Research Grant Program allows Canadian researchers (such as dermatologists, pediatricians,...
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The Creative Outlet
  Reframing eczema: The exquisite itch By Cymbria Wood. Nothing hurts more than watching someone you love suffer, and the language of eczema is all about suffering. The charming bonus? The language of its treatment...
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Caring for Your Itchy Skin
1. Hydrate the skin! Dry skin is itchy skin, and perhaps the most important step in eczema management is moisturizing the skin. It is generally recommended to apply an emollient at least twice daily, and always follow any bathing or...
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Summer Skin Care Tips from Dr. Ian Tin Yue Wong
While winter can be dry and harsh on eczema, summer brings its own set of challenges with hot, sweaty days, and it can be difficult to find sunscreens suitable for the sensitive skin of eczema. ESC asked Dr. Ian Tin Yue Wong about some...
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Francoise’s Journey with Hand Eczema
I have had eczema (atopic dermatitis) now and again throughout my life, but it was mostly mild to moderate and it was manageable. However, in the last few years my hands have flared up worse than ever. I had experienced eczema on my...

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