Category Archives: medical uniforms

Do You Wear Your Medical Uniforms More Than 1 Shift?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Medical Uniforms can act as reservoir of infections with areas around cuffs and pockets the most contaminated.  Investigators from the Public University of Navarra, the University of Vavarra Clinic, and the University of Vavarra Clinic … Continue reading

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Spreading of Infectious Disease by Healthcare Workers


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Spreading of Germs by Healthcare Workers New York State Sen. Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx, N.Y.) announced earlier this month that the Independent Democratic Conference urged a prohibition on doctors and other healthcare professionals wearing neck … Continue reading

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Nursing Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Nursing Scrubs: The Truth According to Wikipedia Scrubs are the shirts and trousers or gowns worn by nurses, surgeons, and other operating room personnel when “scrubbing in” for surgery. In the United Kingdom, they are … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com This week, the CDC came out with their Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse.  What are zombies? Zombies are depicted as being created by an infectious virus which is spread by bites and bodily fluids. Zombies feed on … Continue reading

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Infectious Diseases Kill Every 30 Seconds


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Every 30 seconds around the world infectious diseases such as aids, malaria, flu, measles, and more kill people. New research today published in BioMed Central’s open access journal International Journal of Health Geographics demonstrates how … Continue reading

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Norovirus Outbreak


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com In an interview that I personally had with the food service director of a prominent nursing home in New England I was intrigued that the home was closed to visitors from February 2 to February … Continue reading

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Bedbugs Now Carrying MRSA


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com The bedbugs are back in the news this week as new research emerges on the bedbugs carrying an antibiotic resistant bacteria according to the latest issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases , Christopher F. Lowe, of … Continue reading

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