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Is the Residential Washer Really Cleaning Your Medical Scrubs?


According to a study published in the November issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, residential washing machines may not always use hot enough water to eliminate dangerous bacteria like: methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Acinetobacter, a Gram-negative bacteria, from … Continue reading

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Do You Get Betadine On Your Medical Uniforms?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Betadine is a brownish antiseptic washing solution that is famous for staining clothing. Many surgical nurses and OB/GYN’s use this solution often. Betadine Microbicides helps to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infections. That … Continue reading

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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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Communicable Diseases Have Returned


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Medical professionals please take note that measles are making a comeback in the United States. This is really a very sad state of affairs that for years measles were eradicated in the United States through … Continue reading

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Is what you are wearing today deadly?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com I read a report today in the New York Times about the number of annual deaths that result from doctors wearing ties or germ infected lab coats.  The articles author referred to  an incident with … Continue reading

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Superheroes and Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Super-Man was virtually indestructible because of the powers of the yellow sun here on earth. The only thing that could hurt him was kryptonite. Spider-man even though he was human and could bleed, had his … Continue reading

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