Category Archives: Ohio

Infectious Disease Doctors in Springfield, Ohio Area?

I have had a reader ask me if anyone has a referral for a specialist in Infectious Disease in the Springfield, Ohio area. If you know of one, please leave the information in the comments, or email me at christina@b5media.com, … Continue reading

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Cleveland Brown’s Brian Russell Confirmed Staph Infection

Brian Russell, safety for the Cleveland Browns has ended his season with a recurring Staph infection. This is his second occurance of Staph in three months, but he does not have MRSA. Russell spent his sixth day at the Cleveland … Continue reading

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MRSA in the NFL

MRSA has taken the NFL by surprise this last couple of years, with several players being benched because of it. This article at California’s Monterey Herald, is a brief overview of MRSA in the NFL and the problems that the … Continue reading

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MRSA in Lakewood, OH

Three students at Ohio’s Lakewood High School have confirmed cases of MRSA, with fifteen other cases still inconclusive. These students are involved in the football squad and the girls soccer program. Be careful out there, athletes! Source

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CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Includes MRSA and Tattoos

The MMWR report from the CDC this week includes a study of 44 tattoo related incidences of MRSA occurring in 3 states (Kentucky, Vermont, and Ohio) and and connected to 13 different unlicensed tattoo artists. The MRSA patients ranged in … Continue reading

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