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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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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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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 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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Western Union Style Post


By Ken Buben, President – FancyScrubs.com Yesterday wife came home sick stop She works at a medical facility stop One of her patients sneezed on her scrubs and it got to her skin stop I told her that if she … Continue reading

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