From the monthly archives:

January 2011

Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a fungal infection that usually starts between the toes on your feet, but can spread to other parts of the foot, particularly the soles of feet and toenails. A cousin to jock itch and ringworm, athlete’s foot is the most common type of fungal infection. What Is Athlete’s Foot? […]

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Recently, the FDA approved an artificial sweetener, Neotame, for use, including in certified organic and kosher foods, without requiring that it be on the ingredients list on the label. Fourwinds10 has more on the politics of Neotame Many people choose to use artificial sweeteners in drinks in an effort to consume less calories, although studies […]

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Feline Leukemia Virus is the most infectious disease among household cats. Feline leukemia is the most common cat cancer, and often the end result of infection with feline leukemia virus. About a third of cats infected with FeLV will not be able to overcome it, with proper support and good health they can live 2-3 […]

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Many sleeping pills use chemicals to put you into an unnatural sleep—you may not wake during the night, but you probably won’t be truly rested in the morning. Over 30% of the population suffers from insomnia, while even more feel sleep deprived. Unfortunately for all those insomniacs, sleep is very important to our health, both […]

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Allergies have become a mainstream health issue-not just because drug companies advertise for allergy medications to those affected by pollen every spring, but because we have all become aware of the food allergies of our neighbors and coworkers. But do those allergies really exist? Probably not. Some in the food allergy movement like to estimate […]

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