By: Terry Graedon June 11, 2018 8 Comments
    Should You Have a Blue Thumb to Be Pain Free?

    Gentian violet is an old but versatile medication. It was created in the 19th century, and although it is a bright blue dye, it was never used to color cloth or products. Its applications were strictl…

    By: Terry Graedon January 18, 2010 40 Comments
    Frequent Handwashing Wrecks Fingertips

    Q. I am a preschool teacher and have to wash my hands dozens of times a day in the attempt to avoid colds and flu. I am suffering the worst case of dried-out winter skin I can remember with deep painf…