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75% OF NAIL SALONS DO NOT FOLLOW DISINFECTANT PROTOCOLS

Whether you get your nails done religiously or only for special occasions, you may be surprised to learn that in addition to leaving the nail salon with a colorful, new full set—you could be going home with a bad infection. Dr. Robert Spalding, a Tennessee podiatrist and author of the book Death by Pedicure (which gives an in-depth account of all the possible infections found in the nail salon industry), estimates that 75 percent of U.S. nail salons don’t actually follow disinfection protocols.
 
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Dr. Robert Spalding
 
 
Even more startling is the fact that blood-borne diseases like hepatitis and even HIV could potentially be transmitted via cuticle cutters, razors, sharp-edged foot files, and other tools that puncture the skin!
 
Source: blogorama.com/health [8/21/19]
 
Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM News.
 
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