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More Children Sick from Swine Flu in US


October 22, 2011 More children have become sick from the Swine Flu in the US – count is now at 5. The states with swine flu infections are Maine, Pennsylvania and Indiana. This has been an unusual virus but it does not appear to … Continue reading

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Researchers Uncover How Common Hospital Bacterium Becomes a Deadly Superbug


October 16, 2011 Researchers from an international team led by Monash University have uncovered how a common hospital bacterium becomes a deadly superbug that kills large numbers of hospital patients worldwide plus an estimated $3.2 billion each year in health … Continue reading

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Nasal Spray Cause of Hospital Bacteria Outbreak


By Ken Buben, FancyScrubs.com Nasal Spray Cause of Latest Hospital Bacteria Outbreak A rare bacterial outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) identified contaminated nasal spray as the root cause of the infections, leading to a national recall of the product. … Continue reading

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Copper – Can It Stop Infections in Hospital ICU’s?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Copper and Infectious Diseases Can copper surfaces in intensive care units prevent the spread of infectious disease? That’s what the study, presented at the World Health Organization’s 1st International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control … Continue reading

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Can Duct Tape Fight Infectious Diseases?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Duct Tape and Infectious Diseases Can duct tape really fight infectious diseases? I had to read this twice when I saw the headline from the LA Times. An infection-prevention team at Trinity Medical Center in … 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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Measles Outbreak in New York City


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com The health department in New York released an alert to doctors in New York city yesterday of a measles outbreak. Officials said three more people have contracted measles New York, adding to the latest outbreak … Continue reading

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