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Hospitals Cut Healthcare-Associated Infections By Half

Unfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.

04/08/2014

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Cringe-worthy Study Reveals Stethoscopes May Be Covered In Bacteria

It seems obvious now that it’s mentioned, but you’ve probably never considered the germs that could be congregating on the most rudimentary of medical tools.

02/28/2014

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Forcing Sick Employees To Go Home

Can your employer force you to go home if you’re sick?

12/06/2013

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Bucs’ Banks Cleared To Play Against Eagles

Rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks, the third Tampa Bay player diagnosed with MRSA, has been cleared to play Sunday in the Buccaneers’ game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

10/12/2013

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Health: MRSA Infects Some Tampa Bay Buccaneers Players; Will Eagles Game Go On?

Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on MRSA how it can be easily spread among athletes who are in close contact.

10/11/2013

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Report: Eagles Bucs Game Could Be Postponed Due To MRSA Infections

The NFLPA could advise that the Eagles and Bucs postpone their game Sunday pending an MRSA containment report, according to a report.

10/11/2013

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Safety Tips For Your Gym Workout

For those of you who belong to an indoor health club or are thinking about joining as the weather gets colder, I have a few tips for safe workouts.

09/09/2013

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All Clear Given At Bucks County High School After Staph Infection Scare

A Lower Bucks County High School is assuring parents that it’s safe for students to resume classes and other activities as normal on Monday after an outbreak of a common skin infection forced the school to cancel a varsity football game on Friday night.

09/30/2012

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School Officials Taking Case Of MRSA Seriously At Council Rock South

About twenty players on the football team at Council Rock South high school in Holland, Bucks County are being treated for skin conditions, including one for MRSA.

09/29/2012

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Don’t Be Anti-Antibiotics

When antibiotics are necessary they should be used – but not overused when not required.

07/20/2012

Antibiotic Creams

Health Watch: Frequent Use Of Antibiotic Ointments Could Be Linked To MRSA

Antibiotic cream is something which many parents reach for all the time to treat cuts and scrapes, but research says it could cause a potentially dangerous drug resistant strain of the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Staph Infection, also known as MRSA.

09/14/2011

Health

Health Watch: New Guidelines To Prevent MRSA In Athletes

There are new recommendations to guard against spreading MRSA, a staph infection that’s often resistant to most antibiotics and can be difficult to treat.

09/12/2011

Health

Doctor: Number Of Community-Based MRSA Cases On The Rise

MRSA used to be just a problem for older hospitalized patients, but not anymore.

09/06/2011

Medicine

New Medication On The Market In The Battle Against C-Dif Infection

Believe it or not, one of the biggest concerns you can have when you go to the hospital is getting a hospital-inquired infection.

05/28/2011

Limiting The Spread Of Infections In Hospitals

Hospitals are watching how they care for patients closer than ever and doing what they can to limit the spread of infections.

03/14/2011

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