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Dermatologists share impact of acne on patients’ lives

It is a common question doctors ask acne patients – “How is your life being affected?”  It’s a way of revealing the very […]

Alberta nurse relates 20-year struggle with acne

Brittany McKertcher, (32), a nurse in Alberta has had a 20-year struggle with acne and continues to experience the condition.      “It’s still […]

Ottawa teen with acne shares hopeful message

Don’t be discouraged! That’s the hopeful message from 19-year-old Ella Gilbert of Ottawa, who has struggled with serious acne for many years. Ella […]


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