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A Germ Free Computer?


The FDA has given it’s approval for a Germ FREE computer which can be used in hospitals and other healthcare facilities where healthcare workers share their computers. The computers keyboard was developed by Viogard LLC and was patented in December. … Continue reading

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More Children Sick from Swine Flu in US


October 22, 2011 More children have become sick from the Swine Flu in the US – count is now at 5. The states with swine flu infections are Maine, Pennsylvania and Indiana. This has been an unusual virus but it does not appear 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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Diagnostic Testing for Hospital Acquired Infections


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com C. Difficile Infections A Massachusetts company Intelligent Medical Devices, Inc., received approval by the European regulators to market their test device for hospital acquired infection C. difficile. “Our assays are developed to incorporate evolving clinical needs,” IMDx CEO Alice Jacobs said in … Continue reading

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E-Coli Breakout


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Europe has been suffering from an E-Coli breakout feared to be from cucumbers. Scientists are scrambling to find answers as 10 people have died from this and hundreds have been sickened. Germany has been the … 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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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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Nurses Week – May 6 to May 12, 2011


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Today begins Nurse’s Week and I wanted to thank all the nurses who do such a tremendous job everyday and put themselves in harms way each day. Whether it’s being around sick people all the … Continue reading

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Grape Tomato Salmonella Scare – 13 States


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Today there is a grape tomato recall due to a salmonella scare in 13 states across the United States. Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming … Continue reading

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Do you use hand sanitizers?


By Ken Buben, President, Fancy Scrubs.com Have you heard the 4 companies who make hand sanitizers have been told to stop claiming their products prevent infection by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ? The agency “does not have sufficient evidence demonstrating … Continue reading

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