Category Archives: Handwashing

How Necessary Is Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizer?

It is not necessary, it is a convenience product to use in lieu of handwashing – right? Right. British Muslims have made the news this week as apparently a few people refused the alcohol-based gels when visiting in the hospital … Continue reading

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Staph infects 45 in Nashville, TN

At least 45 students in Sumner, Rutherford and Franklin, TN counties have been diagnosed with Staphylococcal infections in the past couple of weeks – the Rutherford county students had MRSA, the antibiotic resistant bacteria. All schools began a daily program … Continue reading

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Update on MRSA in Lincolnton, NC

This from WBTV.com in Charlotte: The MRSA staff infection has been reported among some student-athletes in Lincoln County. Altogether, there have been five cases with the most recent cases reported this past Thursday. One case happened before school started and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Ways to Keep MRSA out of Your Home

This is part of the b5media Science and Health channel’s monthly Theme Day, which has arrived again today. Here are the top 10 ways to keep MRSA out of your home and out of your life! Be sure and check … Continue reading

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Tahlequah, OK is Seeing CA-MRSA

It is not abnormal for a doctor to misdiagnose MRSA as a spider bite or a more common pimple, as citizens of Tahlequah, Oklahoma are learning – some the hard way. If you are not comfortable with the treatment you … Continue reading

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