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2014-09-18 12:29:47

The flu vaccine and hand hygiene are important measures to take to decrease the spread of infection. AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Influenza/Pneumococcal news conference today encouraged preventive measures be taken during the upcoming flu season to help reduce the spread of illness and infection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82508 The news conference highlighted, among other things, the Centers...

2014-09-17 12:27:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a bipartisan group of members of Congress, led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) worked together to assemble hygiene kits as part of Clean the World's ONE Project. The kit building session, which was conducted just a few feet from the Senate Floor, produced over 300 kits that will be distributed to national veterans' organization U.S.VETS, and a Las Vegas based women & children's shelter...

2014-09-11 23:11:19

This challenge helps teachers fight germs in the classroom with improved hand hygiene education. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 To prevent the spread of germs in schools, GOJO Industries, Inc., the makers of PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer, invites teachers to participate in the 30-Day Classroom Challenge, which asks them to pledge to educate their students about healthy habits to prevent the spread of illness-causing germs in the classroom. This challenge is designed to...

2014-09-11 23:02:04

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been spreading across the country, nearly surrounding the state of Nebraska. On Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, Dr. Micah Ryan visited Small Miracles Child Care in Omaha, Neb., to teach kids the importance of proper hygiene and how they can prevent the spread of germs and stay well this influenza season. Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been spreading across the country, nearly surrounding the state of Nebraska. “It’s...

2014-08-25 20:21:17

Coverall North America, Inc. shares the five dirtiest school surfaces DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting a new school year means clothes shopping, parent-teacher conferences and kids coming home with sicknesses. Schools, in particular drinking fountains, door handles, cafeteria tables and chairs, and restrooms are ideal environments for germs to live and grow. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139395 In an infographic illustrated by the...

Antibacterial Soap Triclosan
2014-08-22 03:00:42

Steve Tokar, UC San Francisco UCSF-Led Study Finds Exposure to Hormone Disruptor from Soap Exceeds that from Toothpaste Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco. Triclosan, a synthetic antibacterial agent, is found in thousands of consumer products, including...

2014-08-05 23:04:14

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Hand Sanitizers markets. Global market for Hand Sanitizers is projected to reach US$1.6 billion by 2020, driven by rising awareness about health and hygiene and focus on prevention of infectious diseases. San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Hand sanitizers are disinfectants that offer effective protection against harmful pathogens. The focus on preventing transmission of diseases through...

2014-07-25 12:25:29

OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is reminding healthcare professionals, caregivers and consumers of the safe use of topical antiseptics used to clean the skin before an operation (preoperative) or before an injection (preinjection). These products can be considered safe and effective; however, if proper care is not taken when using them, they can become contaminated and cause serious, subsequent infections. This class of topical antiseptics is used to remove...

2014-07-24 08:34:30

TRU-D SmartUVC adds sophisticated technology to traditional disinfection protocols MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In any given hospital in the country at any given time, one in 25 patients has at least one hospital-acquired infection, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. What's more, many of these infections prove fatal. And as increased surveillance has shown that HAIs are causing an alarming number of patient deaths per year, infection control...

2014-07-17 23:04:00

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Hand Sanitizers” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon-to-be-released report identifies growing awareness over hand hygiene, increasing per capita spends on personal care and hygiene products, and development of alcohol-free easy-to-use products, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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