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  • Coffee
    Coffee Prices Set to Rise
    The U.S government is stepping in to make sure coffee remains affordable. Right now, a fungus called coffee rust is causing $1 billion in crop damage to Arabica coffee beans in Latin America. The fungus could cause popular specialty coffees in...
  • Fungi growing on rotting wood
    Why is Milwaukee City Hall sinking?
    Wooden pilings that support certain downtown Milwaukee buildings, including City Hall and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, have recently been reported rotting. The rot is allegedly being caused by fluctuating groundwater levels and resulting in...
  • Home cures for toenail fungus
    Home cures for toenail fungus
    Nothing is more embarrassing than suffering from toenail fungus. Fungus can make it hard to walk in sandals, use a public pool, or eve relax in your own house with your shoes off. Fortunately, there are several different home remedies that you can...
  • Perfect pedicure
    Tips for getting the perfect pedicure and salon experience
    During stressful periods of time women are left with very limited fixes, luckily pedicures tend to do the trick. Pedicures offer a time of Zen and peacefulness that can trump any stressful situation. According to www.webmd.com there are important...
  • Roya fungus
    That stuff that causes athlete’s foot could be ruining your coffee too
    Most men at one time or another have suffered from athlete’s foot or jock itch – both very unpleasant. The culprits in these perpetuating nuisances are of neither plant, animal nor bacteria origin; rather they are caused by a...
  • Fungus from Japan spreads, wiping out ash trees in Britain, across Europe
    Fungus from Japan spreads, wiping out ash trees in Britain, across Europe
    Forestry officials in Britain and across Europe are in emergency mode trying to limit the spread of a deadly fungus disease that is wiping out thousands and thousands of ash trees.The BBC News reported Monday that the fungus, Chalara fraxinea,...
  • Flesh-eating fungus found commonly in soil, wood and water killed 5 in Joplin
    Flesh-eating fungus found commonly in soil, wood and water killed 5 in Joplin
    A fast growing, flesh-eating fungus killed 5 people following a massive tornado that devastated Joplin, Mo., according to two new studies based on genomic sequencing by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the U.S. Centers for...
  • Study: Flesh-eating fungus churned up by Joplin tornado blamed in 5 deaths
    Study: Flesh-eating fungus churned up by Joplin tornado blamed in 5 deaths (Video)
    Two new studies recently released in the wake of last year's powerful and deadly tornado in Joplin, Missouri confirm a fast growing, flesh-eating fungus was directly responsible for several of the deaths.The Translational Genomics Research...
  • Cardiovascular disorders: antidote: wine and cheese?
    Is cheese the new antidote for cardiovascular disorders? (Video)
    French people never finish a meal without a slice of cheese, salad and a glass of wine. Camembert is the preferred choice for most French'. Despite their heavy saturated fatty meals, French people tend to suffer less from cardiovascular...
  • aspergillus
    Two additional cases of fungal meningitis identified in Nashville outbreak
    In a follow-up to a story yesterday, officials with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced they identified two more suspected cases of Aspergillus meningitis linked to lumbar epidural steroid injections at Saint Thomas Outpatient...
  • Aspergillus
    CDC and Tennessee health officials investigate Aspergillus meningitis cluster
    Federal and state health authorities are investigating a cluster of fungal meningitis cases that have sickened a dozen and killed two in surgical centers in Nashville, Tennessee and North Carolina, according to a Tennessee Department of Health ...
  • woods
    Doggie diseases to watch out for this summer: Part 2
    Not only do we have to worry about diseases like Heartworm and Lymes when enjoying ourselves with our pets this summer but there have beenmore and more reports of Leptosporosis and Blastomycosis in Wisconsin over the past few years. These used to...
  • Chamomile tea can help diminish the occurrence of damping off
    Chamomile tea can help reduce damping off fungus that attacks seedlings
    One of the most frustrating aspects of starting seeds indoors is to have them fall victim to damping off once they are an inch or so tall. Damping off is a term for a fungus that attacks seedlings. The seedlings are looking just fine but then you...
  • Want beautiful feet
    How to cure toe fungus quickly and easily
    Toe fungus or blackened toes can be painful and very unappealing. The cause of this condition can be a number of things like crushing a toe or dropping a heavy object on it. Foot fungus normally starts with a black line on the nail and can spread...
  • mushrooms on post
    Mushroom hunting tips
    Many consider the Pacific Northwest to be a mushroom paradise because fungi can be found all over the area throughout the year. Seattle’s increased rainfall of late has caused many fungi to sprout. At this time of year, you don’t have...