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Fungal infections
March 24, 2016

Fungal infections

If you’ve been walking around the gym changing room barefoot, it’s only a matter of time before you get Athlete’s foot!  There are a variety of fungal infections, and most of them are easy to treat, as they rarely spread below the skin. Fungi live in soil, the air, on plants and in some cases, in the human body! Here’s the ABC of these infections, and what you can do to prevent and treat them. (more…)
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Skin
February 20, 2015

Where’d this ring on my arm come from?

“A ring is round and never ends, that’s how long we’ll stay friends,” unless it’s ringworm. Despite the name and what you might think you know about ringworm – it’s not actually a worm that finds its way into your skin! (more…)
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