Zapping Away Foot Infections

June 7, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
You can get it from the floor, the carpet, your house, your sneakers ? even a bad pedicure. About 10 percent of American adults -- or 23 million people -- battle toenail fungus. Right now people spend more than $1.2 billion a year on pills and creams, but doctors say they're successful only half the time. Doctors are now testing a new treatment that aims to zap the infection away.