A call for change in hospital cleaning and patient protection measures.  Do you know someone who has been in the hospital recently, or have you been in a hospital bed? Most of us have or will visit a hospital every...
New solutions on the horizon to fight infection It is estimated that superbugs, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, will kill 10 million people annually by the year 2050, costing the global economy $100 trillion. Today, in 2018, 2 million people in the United...
Why Your Skin Is a Vital Part Of Your Health “You can’t walk on planet earth without your terrestrial space suit,” stated Dr. Peter Elias, an authority when it comes to the skin and its outermost layer the stratum corneum....
Exploring 8 Futuristic Medical Technologies Available Now Costs of healthcare are rising and wait times to get into specialists are getting longer. At the same time, science and technology is getting smarter and widely more accepted and available. With continued...
Americans ages 50-64 have something to worry about this flu season. Typically infants and toddlers suffer more symptoms from than adults, but this year it is those above the age of 50 that are scrambling to feel better. Some...
Cervical Cancer Awareness month sheds light on a controversial virus. January is cervical cancer awareness month, which brings up a controversial topic- HPV, short for human papillomavirus. HPV is often the culprit for cervical and oropharyngeal cancer cases globally. Why...
Scarlet fever is on the rise, having some medical experts concerned. The illness is associated with a red rash covering areas of the body, a high-grade fever, and sore throat. Caused by the same or similar bacteria that causes...
We have always known Alzheimer’s Disease affects the brain. My grandmother had the horrible disease. At a young age I was exposed to watching her deteriorate- first by forgetting who I was, and then to the point she did...
Our microbiome could hold the key to many things, from health to crime and beyond. Harvard researchers collaborated with the Human Microbiome Project seeking for an understanding and baseline of the North American microbiome. The human microbiome are the trillions...
What You Need to Know about CHG, Hospital Care, and Infection Control Chlorhexidine, commonly referred to as CHG, could be putting many patients at risk in hospital and clinical settings. To understand why, let’s first talk about what this chemical...

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