Category Archives: New York

MRSA on Project Runway

I guess the whole world isn’t in to Project Runway like I am – but I have just read some spoilers for the episode coming up here in 15 minutes, and Ill be darned if one of the most lovable … Continue reading

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Nicolle Muller – MRSA Aquired After Breast Cancer Surgery

I received an email from Ms. Muller the other day – she is very concerned about MRSA, and has seen the ugly side of prosthetics first hand, and has a lawsuit going against her surgeon and the hospital involved. She … Continue reading

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MRSA Growing in NYC Gay Population

I think the most important thing is that I can’t remember the last time I saw a staph infection that wasn’t MRSA -Dr. Gal Mayer, medical director at the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center Just like in the general populus, MRSA … Continue reading

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AARP Magazine Features Dirty Hospitals

AARP is featuring an article, Dirty Hospitals, this month in their magazine. The article is chock full of sad statistics (“Some 2 million patients get a hospital-acquired infection every year.”), and features Dr. Betsy McCaughey, from RID: A leading light … Continue reading

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Is MRSA Sexually Transmittable?

I frequently hear this question, and my answer is always the same – MRSA is transmitted by skin to skin contact, so certainly sexual activity provides the opportunity. Compounding the issue is the fact that MRSA likes to colonize in … Continue reading

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