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2013-08-23 23:20:15

Agreement with GOJO Industries, Inc. (GOJO) to offer CHAMPS members access to discount pricing for soaps, lotions and waterless hand rinses. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces an agreement with GOJO Industries, Inc. (GOJO) to offer CHAMPS members access to discount pricing for soaps, lotions and waterless hand rinses. This agreement with GOJO is effective now through July 31, 2016. The agreement is available to all members nationwide and provides...

2013-07-22 13:09:07

First-ever small animal model of the virus, often called the “stomach flu,” provides tool for future drug studies An animal model of the human norovirus created at the University of Michigan Health System lays the groundwork for understanding the biology of the pesky virus and developing antiviral drug treatment. Well-known as the virus that impacts cruise ship vacations, norovirus leads to misery on land too. The virus spreads quickly from person to...

2013-07-12 23:17:04

Hand Sanitizer Has Limitations and Must Be Correctly Applied Says Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Hand sanitizers have become extremely popular and can be an effective proactive tool in decreasing the presence of disease bacteria on the skin, reports Sharon Kleyne. The water and skin health researcher cautions that to obtain maximum benefit, the product must be applied correctly. To correctly apply hand sanitizer, one must first know how the product works and what its...

High-Tech Solutions For Hospital Worker Hand Sanitation Issues
2013-06-29 08:36:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hospitals are turning to technology in order to help make sure that doctors, nurses and other staff members remember to keep their hands clean while on the job, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Jim Salter with the Associated Press (AP), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one out of every 20 patients acquires an infection while in the hospital each year -- and that poor...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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