Category Archives: Oregon

Health Journalist Eyes Opened to MRSA

Stephanie Stricklen is a health writer for KGW-TV in Oregon, and she wrote a little blurb on her health blog about germs and MRSA in the local gyms, then was surprised at the reaction she got from her readers who … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, MRSA, MRSA in the U.S., Oregon, PR & Media | 11 Comments

ICT: Understanding MRSA

Infection Control Today recognizes something different about the MRSA that is showing up in our communities and is encouraging medical staff to pay attention, to culture all wounds and test for drug sensitivities before choosing a treatment. “The other thing … Continue reading

Posted in MRSA, MRSA in the U.S., Oregon, Research and Development, Superbugs | Leave a comment

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria prompts call for prevention

From Oregon, “This past year there has been a tremendous increase in the number of boils, abscesses, and hair follicle infections that my colleagues and I have needed to treat.” That was the first sentence of a memo Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, Education, MRSA in the U.S., Oregon | Leave a comment