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2014-04-22 12:30:03

Hospitals, Patients Encouraged to Prevent the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria with Safe Hand Hygiene Practices CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deb Group, creators of the DebMed® Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS) and a range of hand hygiene and sanitizer products, announces today its support of the annual WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day. Recognized around the globe each year on May 5, the WHO campaign shines a light on the role of hand hygiene in...

Is Antibacterial Soap Increasing Your Chances Of A Nasal Infection?
2014-04-08 10:15:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that the overuse of antibiotics has a hand in promoting an antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria and now a new study published in the journal mBio has found that an antibiotic common to soaps and hand sanitizers actually promotes the growth of Staphylococcus aureus inside the human nose. The new study, from researchers at the University of Michigan, found that the antibacterial additive triclosan could...

2014-04-02 12:20:27

AKRON, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO returns to America's drag strips as Hanna Motorsports jet-car racing team's title sponsor to promote healthy hands for automotive technicians and fans. "GOJO is proud to work with Hanna Motorsports, a first-class team with the same attention to performance that our brand stands for when it comes to cleaning and conditioning hands," said Harold Tyreman, GOJO vice president for sales and marketing in automotive, industrial and textiles....

2014-03-18 12:33:34

AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold, harsh weather this winter is taking its toll, especially for workers hands. GOJO scientists provide simple tips to help defend against winter chapped hands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/NY85009 "Healthy skin is effective in protecting hands from the demanding environments they are exposed to and allows for greater dexterity and sensations of touch," says Abel Saud, director of product development and skin care science at...

2014-03-06 08:31:17

HOUSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 46 percent of U.S. households with children planned a summer vacation last year, according to a 2013 survey from the American Public Transportation Association. Of those, nearly 40 percent planned to use public transportation while visiting metropolitan areas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA77815 Parental translation: Traveling can present a great opportunity for children to meet new germs. In an effort to help...

2014-03-05 12:26:47

Company to demonstrate expanded line-up including industry's first electronically monitored point-of-care dispenser; Hand hygiene's role in reducing healthcare-associated infections to be discussed by industry experts at AONE roundtable CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, will bring its expansive...

2014-03-04 12:26:41

AKRON, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigate Your Health .... Safety is the theme of Patient Safety Awareness Week, led by the National Patient Safety Foundation, March 2 - March 8, 2014. GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is joining with the National Patient Safety Foundation and hospitals across America to recognize the critical importance of patient safety. "We know one of the single most important measures...

2014-02-26 12:25:54

WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to avoid catching a cold or the flu this winter season, keep yourself and your surroundings as hygienically clean as possible. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NE72444 ) Although that can sound like a daunting task, it need not be with a slightly more conscious cleanliness effort. Keeping illness-causing organisms at bay can be largely accomplished by adopting three basic behaviors. 1. Regularly wash your...

2014-02-25 16:29:04

Industry Leaders Team Up to Offer Hospitals Integrated Solutions BATESVILLE, Ind., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom, a worldwide provider of clinical workflow solutions for hospitals, has announced major partnerships with GOJO, makers of Purell® hand sanitizer, and TeleTracking Technologies, a world leader in real-time health care patient flow systems, to co-market integrations with the Hill-Rom(®) Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution. The partnerships debuted this week at...

One In Four American Workers Say They Go To Work When Sick
2014-02-21 10:06:51

[ Watch the Video: Many Employees Go To Work Sick ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world has been a pretty sick place lately, with bird flu and coronavirus continuing to make headlines around the world. With winter in full swing in the US, seasonal flu is also a risk for millions of people around the country. For those who do come down with the flu, often the best practice is to just stay home. However, a new NSF International survey has found that a...