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Can Copper Door Handles Reduce the Spread of Infections?


According to research conducted in the United State by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, as reported by the BBC, Door Handles LTD has learned that by changing from stainless steel to copper fittings could reduce the spread of infections … Continue reading

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Not Brushing Your Teeth Could Lead to Pneumonia


The Dental Health Foundation has put out a warning that poor oral hygiene could cause a respiratory infection after research found a link between bacteria in the mouth and lung disease. At the University School of Medicine they found changes … Continue reading

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60% of Uniforms Tested Positive


By Ken Buben, President – FancyScrubs.com  The other day MSNBC reported how hospital garb harbors nasty bacteria and spreads infections. We had been blogging on this previously but this is a new study. More than 60 percent of health workers’ uniforms … Continue reading

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Can Coffee and Tea Protect Against MRSA?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Can Coffee and Tea Protect Against MRSA? Could it be that easy to drink a  cup of coffee or tea and protect yourself against the deadly MRSA strain? According to a  study done at the … 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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New Strain of Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com A new strain of  Staphylococcus aureus bacteria was recently discovered in a Iowa child care worker who had no exposure to livestock according to the University of Iowa researchers.  The study was an unexpected finding … Continue reading

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Superbug in Alabama Hospitals


Another Superbug has hit in Alabama.  An avoidable bacterial infection got into the bloodstream of 19 patients, possibly causing the death of nine. Mark Strassmann of CBS News reports on the state’s new outbreak of so-called “superbugs.” This one got … Continue reading

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