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2014-06-10 23:13:47

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg with Morris Psychological Group, the distinction between concern about germs and obsessive-compulsive disorder is based on the degree to which the concern affects and disrupts – even dominates – one's life. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Washing your hands – often – is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of colds, flu, food-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases. But just as there many people who would do well to...

2014-06-09 16:25:20

Elyptol, an all-botanical innovation in skin and surface sanitization has launched its Australian line of gels, rubs and wipes in North America. ANAHEIM, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elyptol, Inc announced today the launch (APIC) of their company's products in the USA which are evolutionary in hand hygiene and sanitization as the formula focus is on germ efficacy and usage frequency, which is now regarded as the true measure of sanitizing effectiveness....

2014-06-06 16:24:08

Industry Leaders Team Up to Offer Hospitals Integrated Solutions CHICAGO, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), a worldwide provider of clinical workflow solutions for the health care environment, has announced a new partnership with Ecolab®, a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, offering hand-hygiene solutions designed for the health care market. The partnership focuses on the Hill-Rom® Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution, which...

2014-06-05 12:31:12

Researchers also state the common practice of only tracking staff cleaning their hands as they go in and out of patient rooms puts patients at risk for infection and the World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines represent a higher standard of care CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, announced today that its methodology used to calculate whether or not healthcare workers are cleaning their hands as frequently as they should has been proven accurate in a...

restaurant workers spread norovirus
2014-06-04 09:56:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that some food service workers could be to blame for the spread of the norovirus – an intestinal bug that can make a person violently ill and often strikes quickly. According to the new CDC report, one-in-five food service workers have gone to their job while sick with diarrhea and vomiting, the two primary symptoms of the disease. People who prepare...

2014-06-04 08:31:31

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in Infection Prevention solutions, will debut several product enhancements, exclusive educational resources and inspire "Champion's for Change" to lead the industry forward at this year's Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 7-9, 2014. PDI is committed to innovation in education and products to meet the needs of customers on the front lines of infection prevention....

2014-06-03 12:25:48

AKRON, Ohio, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanMed 2014 is hosting leaders and organizations from across the nation interested in healthcare sustainability and greening of the healthcare sector at the CleanMed 2014 Conference & Exposition in Cleveland, Ohio, June 2-5. GOJO Industries, the global leader in hand hygiene and healthy skin and inventors of PURELL Hand Sanitizer, is participating at CleanMed, sharing its long history of creating sustainable solutions in healthcare that...

2014-05-20 12:33:04

GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium brings together global leaders in field of medicine and hand hygiene AKRON, Ohio, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is holding its 41(st) Annual Conference June 7-9. GOJO Industries, the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions, is hosting at APIC, the GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium: The Present and Future of Hand Hygiene Compliance...

2014-05-08 04:21:44

New research shows that kids are more likely to wash their hands when someone is present, or when they are being watched; could be useful information in the reduction of infectious diseases, says New York Pediatrician BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a New York based Pediatric Center, comments on an article that says children are more likely to wash their hands when someone is around or watching. This new study could prove to...

2014-05-05 23:10:58

WetKeys Washable Keyboards launches a waterproof computer keyboard cleaning guide providing suggestions on how to properly clean and sanitize computer input devices to help stop the spread of drug-resistant germs and cross-contamination leading to Health Care Acquired Infections (HCAIs). The release of the keyboard cleaning guide coincides with the World Health Organization’s global campaign, “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands”. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In support of the World...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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