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2013-06-06 23:39:57

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman supports new hospital efforts to get doctors and nurses to wash hands.

What Is Lurking In Your Purse?
2013-05-20 05:37:37

Purses and handbags could be a hidden source of bacteria-related contamination, as new research reveals that one in five contained enough microbes to potentially cross-contaminate other surfaces.

Local Swimming Pools A Cesspit Of Human Fecal Matter
2013-05-17 06:12:16

Just when you thought it was safe to take a dip in your local watering hole this summer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a study which found that many swimmers leave behind a little more than a good time in the pool.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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