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Foot Nail Fungus is Stubborn, Ugly, and Pernicious

Foot Nail Fungus is Stubborn, Ugly, and Pernicious

However, it may finally have found its match in caryophyllene oxide a compound made by cannabis and certain spice plants. This compound could well be a new hero entering into an exhausting battle that never seems to end for many people. The vast majority (80-90%) of foot nail fungal infections, or onychomycosis, are caused by a fungi called dermatophytes that thrives in the keratin rich environment of the outer layer of the skin, nails, or hair.

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The Bone Setters of Africa

The Bone Setters of Africa

The door of the twin jet airplane, flying under the flag of the black star (now long gone to the metal equivalence of the elephant graveyards), swung open and wide. I stepped through the aluminum door and ran into a solid wall of heat. It was the time of Harmattan. The seasonal, hot, dry, and dust- laden trade-wind blew straight from the North, the Sahara. All at once it offered a feeling of a relaxing

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