-- Nancyann Rella
(HealthDay News) -- Whether you live in a big city or small
town, you'll probably find no shortage of nail salons. But before
you treat yourself to a manicure or pedicure, find out if health
and sanitation guidelines are being met.
Dirty instruments and poor sanitation at some nail salons can
put women at risk for diseases such as athlete's foot and hepatitis
B and C.
St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, Wisc., advises
taking these precautions:
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