December 1, 2003
Good or bad, odor reveals little about salon air quality. Even if your salon rates "sweet" on the smell scale with employees or clients, depend on more reliable measures than your nose to rate your salon's air quality.
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November 1, 2003
While death is an extreme result of stress-related illness, women are particularly susceptible to developing disease in response to stress--from depression and anxiety disorders to abdominal fat and colds.
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July 1, 2003
Risk factors for hepatitis: Having unprotected sex, sharing drug needles, administering tattoos or body piercing s with dirty needles ... and getting a pedicure? Not really.
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May 1, 2003
Stay a step ahead of clients’ needs by learning to recognize the most common woes that may cause pain and disfigurement to client’s toes.
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May 1, 2003
A poll conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that 55% of Americans miss a day of work due to foot problems.
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December 1, 2002
Wearing tight, closed-toed shoes is an invitation for ingrown toenails. Soreness, irritation, and pain are just a few symptoms clients live with. Here we give you tried-and-true solutions to ease client discomfort.
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July 1, 2002
Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
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March 1, 2002
It’s known as “the change of life” for good reason. Menopause brings many changes to a woman’s body – and not all are welcome. But there are ways you can make your change for the better.
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August 1, 2001
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April 1, 2001
Get the scoop on laying acrylic, product contamination, and wide nail beds.
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February 1, 2001
The death of Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994 propelled nail tech Sue Yahnian to channel her energy into preventing violence against women. She feels nail techs are in a unique position to recognize signs of abuse and steer clients to resources for help.
November 1, 2000
Answers to your questions on polish application, cleaning dappen dishes, acrylic brushes, and drill safety.
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October 1, 2000
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June 1, 2000
The Nail Doctor discusses throbbing nails, tumors, young clients, and arthritis medication.
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March 1, 2000
Dr. Phoebe Rich answers your questions on lupus and acetone-free removers.
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