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Northwestern study finds eczema patients more likely to engage in risky behavior

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 15, 2015

A new Northwestern Medicine study found that adults with eczema are more likely to have higher rates of smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages and obesity than their counterparts without the skin disease. Those who engage in th...

Eczema found to be connected to greater occurrence of physical injury

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 14, 2014

A recent Northwestern study found a direct link between eczema and a greater risk of accidental injuries. Adult eczema, a skin condition that causes severe itching and dry skin, comes with increased instances of bone fractures...