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Could You Catch The Shingles?


What is shingles? You may have seen ads for a vaccine against the shingles.  Shingles is an infectious disease that awakens from those that have had the chickenpox probably as a child. It can be spread to other people who … 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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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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Superbug in Alabama Hospitals


Another Superbug has hit in Alabama.  An avoidable bacterial infection got into the bloodstream of 19 patients, possibly causing the death of nine. Mark Strassmann of CBS News reports on the state’s new outbreak of so-called “superbugs.” This one got … Continue reading

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Superbug Alert


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Los Angeles is keeping an eye on the latest Superbug – a drug-resistant germ present elsewhere in the country that has emerged in Los Angeles County hospitals and nursing homes. They have had over 350 … 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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