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WHO Claims – A Matter of Time for New Pandemic Flu


The World Health Organization claims it is a matter of time only for a new flu pandemic to arrive. The are urging the international community to step up efforts to fight any future pandemics. Health experts converged in Mexico this week 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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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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How Many Lives Could You Save in Our Medical Scrubs Contest?


How many lives could you save in a pair of fluid repelling medical scrubs? Let us know! Comment here, on our main website blog, tweet, post on our Facebook wall and you could WIN a set of these nursing scrubs! … Continue reading

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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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Kids Who Carry MRSA at Risk for Infections


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Kids who carry the MRSA germ but show no infections are at a great risk for developing a full blown infection. The study, by the John Hopkins Children Center, involved 3,140 children admitted to the … 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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World Hepatitis Day


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com World Hepatitis Day Today is the first World Hepatitis Day marked by the United Nations bringing much needed attention to the disease that affects almost 1 in 3 on earth. Viral hepatitis is one of … 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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Whopping Cough on the Rise


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Whopping Cough Whopping cough is on the rise in the United States for all age groups. Many don’t realize they need to get vaccinated for this infectious disease. Starting in 2005, the CDC‘s Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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