Tag Archives: disease

What Your Yellow Eyelids Could Mean


Do you have yellow eyelids? Researchers in Denmark have found these may be a signal for a heart attack to happen. Patients with xanthelasmata were 48% more likely to have a heart attack.  Xanthelasmata, which are mostly made up of … Continue reading

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Infectious Disease and Brain Power


Did you know infectious disease may play a major role in your brain power? Scientists from the University of New Mexico analyzed IQ’s across the United States and found that exposure to infectious disease had a major effect on a … Continue reading

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Can Infections Change Your Personality?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Can an infection in your body change your personality? We read about this today on Boston.com and wondered could an infection really change your personality? Would it be the infection itself, the medicine prescribed to fight … Continue reading

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Medical Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Medical Scrubs I found it amazing during a very small show recently at a hospital that they care more about they price of scrubs than the safety of their employees and patients. We met numerous … 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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Can Flu Spread Pneumonia?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis are only able to spread when individuals are infected with flu, says a scientist reporting at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Harrogate. The scientific work on … Continue reading

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Superbug and Antibiotics


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Could overuse of antibiotics be causing the spread of the superbug in Southern California?  Dr. Kavita Trivedi, medical epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Initiative thinks possibly so. Too many … Continue reading

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