Could Your Symptoms Be Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)?
When pimple-like bumps or boils start showing up in areas where skin rubs together, you may question what’s going on with your body. Take the quiz to see if your symptoms may be HS—a chronic inflammatory skin condition that may be linked to the immune system.
Please note: This quiz is not meant to diagnose patients with HS. After completing this quiz, please talk to your dermatologist about your answers as soon as possible.
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In a recent community debate about online anger in publishing circles, an insight about Web life and its more hostile folks came to light, courtesy of the writer Paul Ford. Watch for the sneering, bookish-boorish in their wicked chain mail. They’re all asking, “Why Wasn’t I Consulted?”
At Boston’s GrubStreet creative writing center and online at Writer Unboxed, new efforts to bring diverse voices into publishing heighten a bookish search for relevance and authors’ growing sense of shared responsibility.
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