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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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Cases of Severe West Nile Virus Increased


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com West Nile Virus According to the CDC severe cases of West Nile Virus rose last year.  Of the 1021 cases in 2010 – 629 were of the severe form of this disease. The severe symptoms can include … 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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Nursing Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Nursing Scrubs: The Truth According to Wikipedia Scrubs are the shirts and trousers or gowns worn by nurses, surgeons, and other operating room personnel when “scrubbing in” for surgery. In the United Kingdom, they are … 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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