Category Archives: Wellness

Nano-UV Portable Disinfection Light

The newest tool in the fight against bad bugs, viruses and other nasty critters is this Nano-UV Portable Disinfection Light. UV light is a widely used and accepted form of disinfection, but this is very new to have it in … Continue reading

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Pilot Testing the Isabel System for Diagnosis Support

Jason Maude has developed an online diagnosis support program in order to help doctors be sure they have not overlooked something in the course of diagnosis and treatment. This system is called the Isabel System, in honor of his daughter … Continue reading

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Update on MRSA in Lincolnton, NC

This from WBTV.com in Charlotte: The MRSA staff infection has been reported among some student-athletes in Lincoln County. Altogether, there have been five cases with the most recent cases reported this past Thursday. One case happened before school started and … Continue reading

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Consider a Delay in Filling Prescriptions to Curb Antibiotic Overuse

This is something I have been doing since my husband was sick with MRSA and I have learned so much more about the proper use of antibiotics. A tidbit of history here – my daughter, who is now 12, had … Continue reading

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Another Danger of Pets

Now, with 3 dogs, 10 cats, 2 sugar gliders, 10 chickens, 3 horses and 2 cows (all pets), I know there are some dangers associated with having pets. MRSA dangers, you might ask? Yep, there are MRSA dangers. This is … Continue reading

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