Category Archives: MRSA in Children

Looking for MRSA Patients/Stories in Texas Athletes

I have been contacted by a reporter doing a story on MRSA in Texas athletes: I’ve contacted several high school and college athletic trainers about MRSA and they told me it wasn’t a problem, they’d neither seen nor heard of … Continue reading

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10 Steps to Prevent MRSA in Schools

These are courtesy of my dear friends at RID: 1. Encourage students to clean their hands frequently   2. Parents, tuck a small container of hand sanitizer in your child’s book bag, if your child is mature enough to use … Continue reading

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The Spark That Unleashed the MRSA Fire

Sadly, the catalyst for letting this MRSA problem out of the closet was the death of a Staunton River High School (VA) student, Ashton Bonds. My heart goes out to Ashton’s family.

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MRSA in Ladies Home Journal

There is a wonderful article in LHJ this month on MRSA, featuring the story of CJ Jackson, son of my friend Francine Jackson. You can read the entire article at the RID web site – it is full of basic … Continue reading

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Denver Child Thanks Doctors After MRSA Battle

 Four year old Caleb Noblitt survived an MRSA infection in his pelvis and spine, and is part of a video on channel 4 in Denver – looking just as vibrant as a little child should.  Bless his heart, I can … Continue reading

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