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Monthly Archives: April 2006

NBC11.com – Health – Salon Trip Nearly Kills Woman, She Says

This is a new one for me – unbelievable. Be OH so careful in salons, especially if MRSA has been found in your community, and be sure they are just as clean as they can possibly be. Have your technician … Continue reading

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Silver Pyjamas To Fight Mrsa (from This Is Local London)

For some reason, I have been a bit fascinated by silver and its antibacterial properties. Now, in the UK, they are testing Silver pajamas (or pyjamas if you are in the UK ) in some of the hospital units. Read … Continue reading

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MRSA Going Around in Austin Schools

My good ol state of Texas (even though they don’t know how to pick in the NFL draft) is quite good at informing us of MRSA. As I have mentioned many times before, both here, in our forums, and in … Continue reading

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Dogs And MRSA. International Conference Scheduled

My dear colleague in the battle of MRSA awareness, Jill Moss is participating in an international conference for veterinarians in the UK. Here is more information about the conference: Dogs And MRSA. International Conference Scheduled The event will take place … Continue reading

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Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Spreads to Gyms, Day Care

Here is a good, basic article about MRSA, from National Geographic – very nice to see National Geographic recognizing the importance and the growing problem of MRSA. Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Spreads to Gyms, Day Care MRSA has been seen in … Continue reading

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New Sports Antimicrobial System for Athletic Facilities

Trio of antimicrobial coatings; TurfAideâ„¢, SportsAideâ„¢ and SportsAideâ„¢ Fabric Conditioner provides long-term protection from microbial growth on sports surfaces Rochester Hills, Mich…SportCoatings, a division of the Coatings Specialist Group (CSG), introduces a break-through Sports Antimicrobial System (SAS) – a trio … Continue reading

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Trying to avoid panic in the Okeechobee Co., FL School Systems

From newszap: There have been questions and concerns in the community concerning a possible outbreak in staph or MRSA infections within the Okeechobee County school system.“There are only two cases of MRSA currently in the school system and these cases … Continue reading

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WWE Wrestler, Bob Holly, suffering from MRSA infection

According to the Pro Wrestling Insider, WWE wrestler Bob “Hardcore” Holly is suffering from a serious MRSA infection. No word to be found on exactly what is infected, but keep him in your prayers.

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Researchers Design Antimicrobial

Some researchers have developed a molecule that can distinguish between good and bad cells and destroys the bad ones by slashing them and allowing their cell material to leak out. From Newswise | Researchers Design Antimicrobial, Technique to Watch It: … Continue reading

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Eva Ferguson’s battle with MRSA

Eva is a 19 year old in Washington state (I think!) who is battling an MRSA abcess in the armpit which presented itself directly after a battle with the flu. Remember that MRSA absolutely will take any opportunity to grow … Continue reading

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Trying to come back to life!

I am trying to get back to a little normalcy around here, I have taken on a beaucoup of extra work lately, but we have many many hospital bills to pay. Hopefully I will get it better organized pretty soon. … Continue reading

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