Category Archives: Michigan

MRSA in C-Section Wound

This is a story of a woman who acquired MRSA in her C-section wound.  Remember these tips when you go into the hospital for any invasive procedure. I had a baby March 2, 2007. I was is surgery for 3 … Continue reading

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Michigan HS Athletic Association Providing MRSA Materials

The state of Michigan has produced some great materials to help inform their athletes about MRSA and how to prevent it. They have had a significant number of problems with MRSA in their wrestling program, especially, and are working hard … Continue reading

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Ryan Dowling’s MRSA Story

Ryan Dowling’s father sent me their son’s story a couple of days ago – Ryan suffered a life threatening MRSA infection, yet another victim of MRSA in an athletic setting. Ryan’s father says he is still battling the effects of … Continue reading

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External catheters reduce risk of urinary tract infection in men

No kidding. I think it is almost common knowledge that a huge amount of hospital infection comes from the use of urinary catheters, so it only makes sense that they would finally do a study on this. So now, researchers … Continue reading

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Gear Clean – Athletic equipment cleaning service

This article is about Bryan Dietrich, an MRSA victim who has opened an athletic equipment cleaning service. Please, all of you athletes out there, either clean your equipment yourself regularly, or get someone to do it for you! This is … Continue reading

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