Category Archives: Texas

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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MRSA Finally Breaks Through The Thick Skulls…

…Of those people trying to keep this problem (maybe I can safely say epidemic now??) swept under the rug. It was only a matter of time. If the flurry of traffic and comments here at MRSA Notes and over at … Continue reading

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Houston VA Hospital Installs GeneXpert System for On-Demand MRSA Testing

I mentioned the GeneXpert system a couple of weeks ago, when it was approved by the FDA, and now I am happy to say that the the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX has announced that they … Continue reading

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A Timeline of Anna Nicole’s Final Days

This may be of interest to some of you who have been through this – I know it brings back memories for Marshall and I. “As she boarded the plane for Miami, Anna Nicole developed a painful abscess at the … Continue reading

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More on Anna Nicole Smith’s Death

More details now after a little research – apparently Star Magazine and the National Enquirer have managed to get ahold of the autopsy report – bet they spent a fortune on it – but thats another story. Apparently Anna Nicole … Continue reading

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