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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beware of Toxic Nail Polish

Beware of Toxic Nail Polish

Your favorite nail polish could include a toxic trio of formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and toluene. Even some brands that claim to be “toxin free” have turned out to contain these chemicals upon testing. Some of the most common nail polish chemicals have been linked to reproductive problems, birth defects, and cancer.* OPI, a brand […]

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Benefits of Children Walking Barefoot

Benefits of Children Walking Barefoot

Just as our hands have nerve endings, so do our feet. Active nerve endings in our feet allow them to send vital feedback back to our brains. However, heavy ridged shoes, like many traditional school shoes, block these nerve communications, which are especially important in helping kids develop healthy feet.* While shoes are appropriate most […]

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Causes of Separated Toenails

Causes of Separated Toenails

The gradual separation of your toenails may not be something you notice right away, because it typically does not cause extensive pain. However, toenail separation tends to be a symptom of something else, and effective treatment depends on the cause. Toenail separation can be a sign of toenail fungus, traumatic injury, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, psoriasis, overexposure […]

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