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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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Copper – Can It Stop Infections in Hospital ICU’s?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Copper and Infectious Diseases Can copper surfaces in intensive care units prevent the spread of infectious disease? That’s what the study, presented at the World Health Organization’s 1st International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control … Continue reading

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Can Duct Tape Fight Infectious Diseases?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Duct Tape and Infectious Diseases Can duct tape really fight infectious diseases? I had to read this twice when I saw the headline from the LA Times. An infection-prevention team at Trinity Medical Center in … Continue reading

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Infectious Diseases at Some VA Hospitals


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com You may have read over the weekend about some VA hospitals lack of hygiene in their hospitals causing many patients to test positive for HIV and hepatitis. This was sad to read over Memorial Day … Continue reading

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2nd Case of Bubonic Plaque Hits New Mexico


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com The Bubonic Plaque has hit New Mexico for a 2nd time this year.  The latest patient is a 78 year old man from Santa Fe County who is recovering in the hospital.  The health secretary … Continue reading

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