News - 09 Jun `15June is declared as Vitiligo Awareness Month in Georgia

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This year, non-profit organization Vitiligo Bond will celebrate its 5th anniversary as vitiligo awareness month in Georgia. Special thanks to Nathan Deal, Governor Of Georgia, who have recently confirmed his commitment to raising awareness for vitiligo. Natasha Pierre McCarthy, founder of Vitiligo Bond, and Congressman Hank Johnson have also requested a national proclamation from President Obama. For more details, visit Vitiligo Bond website: www.vitiligobond.org

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        A well-trained dermatologist should be able to diagnose vitiligo and distinguish it from contact leukoderma or more than twenty other conditions with similar skin appearance bas...

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