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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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Flu Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com A recent CDC study shows that 68% of healthcare workers do not get their flu vaccinations. Flu shots for doctors was 84%, compared to 70% for nurses. According to the CDC, 166 million doses are … Continue reading

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Do You Wear Your Medical Uniforms More Than 1 Shift?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Medical Uniforms can act as reservoir of infections with areas around cuffs and pockets the most contaminated.  Investigators from the Public University of Navarra, the University of Vavarra Clinic, and the University of Vavarra Clinic … 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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Alert for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Infectious disease experts are now urging doctors to be on alert for vaccine-preventable diseases as these diseases are resurging in the United States according to the American Medical News today. Doctors have not had to … 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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Nurses and Moms


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there and we especially wanted to wish the nurses who are moms an extra special wish as they are also celebrating Nurse’s Week as well this week. … Continue reading

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