May 1, 1993
Tired and cranky? Bothered by headaches, nausea, or blurred vision? It may be you’re sensitive to the chemicals you work with. Short of entering a plastic bubble, learn how to protect yourself from chemical overexposure.
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May 1, 1993
Protecting oneself against chemical absorption at the salon starts with the simple practice of wearing gloves or applying a barrier cream.
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January 1, 1993
Several years ago nail technicians expressed concern about the use of formaldehyde in nail polish and nail treatments because it is a know skin irritant and some people are allergic to it. However, I suspect that less than 1/10,000 of human exposure to formaldehyde comes from nail products.
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December 1, 1992
I allow most patients I treat for nail disorders to keep their acrylics while undergoing therapy unless wearing them would be detrimental to their recovery.
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February 1, 1992
Every month, our nail doctor answers readers' questions about any health-related issue.
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August 1, 1991
“The Nail Doctor” is a monthly health column written by Orville J. Stone, M.D., a dermatologist who specializes in diseases of the nail. This column is intended as a guide to help you recognize and understand common nail conditions. Remember, however, that your job as a nail technician is to beautify the nails, not to diagnose or treat physical ailments.
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June 1, 1983
What causes troublesome infections, and what to do about them.
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