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2 More Swine Flu Cases Reported in US


2 more cases of Swine Flu in the United States were reported yesterday by the CDC. This ups the previous number of cases we had blogged on recently. Both patients had contact with pigs and there is no indication of … Continue reading

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MRSA and Over the Counter Ointments


Do you use over the counter anti-bacterial ointments? These ointments may be leading to a new, antimicrobial resistant strain of MRSA according to  a study published Wednesday in Emerging Infectious Diseases. (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s monthly peer-reviewed journal.) According to Japanese researchers resistance … Continue reading

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2 Children Sickened from New Swine Flu Strain in United States


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com 2 children in the United States have been sickened from the new Swine Flu H3N2 here according to the CDC. One child is from Indiana and the other child is from Pennsylvania. The boy from Indiana was under age … 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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Kids Who Carry MRSA at Risk for Infections


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Kids who carry the MRSA germ but show no infections are at a great risk for developing a full blown infection. The study, by the John Hopkins Children Center, involved 3,140 children admitted to the … Continue reading

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Will Bird Flu Return?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com The United Nations yesterday warned that Bird Flu may be returning. It is a new mutant virus, H5N1 – 2.3.2.1, and may affect Asia the most. This new virus cannot be protected with vaccines and … Continue reading

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Back to School and Germs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com It’s that time of year again when the children go back to school and germs are being spread everywhere. What can you do to stop the spread of germs and infectious disease this time of … Continue reading

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