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2010-09-27 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, has announced it has entered into an agreement with Healthpoint, Ltd. to market and sell innovative surgical scrub solutions, including Surgicept® Waterless Surgical Hand Scrub, Triseptin® Water-Aided Surgical Scrub and Triseptin® Hand and Body Antiseptic. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100706/CAREFUSIONLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-04 13:26:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Landau Uniforms, the nation's leading quality health care apparel manufacturer, has donated more than $600,000 worth of scrubs to aid Haiti relief efforts. "Landau is committed to providing ongoing, long-term support for Haiti as it struggles to recover from January's devastating earthquake," said Darryl Williams, V.P. Sales and Marketing for Landau Uniforms. "We understand the recovery process is going to take time, and our donation of nearly...

2010-07-28 15:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Scrubs Camp, a healthcare camp for high school students being held at Augsburg College from August 1 to 5, is dedicated to promoting health careers among young people in order to meet a growing need for an increased number of healthcare workers. Students from the Cedar Riverside neighborhood and across the state are being given a rare opportunity to learn directly from healthcare professionals while participating in hands-on activities in a variety...

2010-06-25 12:30:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- If you want to observe a sickly expression on a hospital administrator's face, point out that the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) says hospital-acquired infections cause more than $30 billion a year in needless healthcare industry overhead which, according to the Centers for Disease Control, conservatively reflects 1.7 million infections and 99,000 associated deaths annually. Since many infections can be traced to contaminated...

2010-06-21 06:00:00

CHICAGO, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 99,000 people die every year from infections acquired while in hospitals. "The goal in our profession is to help cure you not introduce you to another deadly infection," said Dr. Charles Kinder, Heart Rhythm expert and Director of Heart Rhythm Program at Heart Care Centers of Illinois. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100621/CG23768) (Photo:...

2010-01-08 07:30:00

NORCROSS, Ga., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A study comparing the aerobic bacterial bioburden associated with surgical scrub attire shows significantly greater contamination among home-laundered attire than scrubs laundered by the healthcare facility, scrubs sent out by the facility to a third-party company for laundering, or single-use/disposable scrubs. In fact, home-laundered scrubs cleaned and ready to wear had as much bacteria present as facility-laundered, third-party laundered and...

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2009-08-14 16:44:55

Sarah Chalke's publicist has confirmed the Canadian-born actress is pregnant with her first child. The 32-year-old actress's representative told Usmagazine.com she is expected to deliver her first child with her entertainment lawyer fiance, Jamie Afifi, this winter. Chalke is best known for her roles on TV's Roseanne, Scrubs and How I Met Your Mother.

2009-08-09 14:13:22

U.S. TV producer Bill Lawrence says he has a great relationship with actress Courtney Cox-Arquette, the star of his new series Cougar Town. The executive producer, who previously worked with Cox-Arquette during her guest-starring role on the comedy Scrubs, said at a recent Town press tour session that his relationship with her is the best he's ever had with a woman, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Lawrence said the new situation comedy begins with Cox-Arquette examining her own body...

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2009-06-23 07:37:44

Judy Reyes's publicist says the U.S. television actress is pregnant with her first child. The Scrubs star's representative confirmed the news exclusively to People magazine. The baby is the first for Reyes and her director beau George Valencia. Reyes has also appeared on Castle, Oz and The Sopranos.

2009-06-20 12:25:18

Producer Bill Lawrence says his U.S. TV series Scrubs will undergo a significant transformation when it comes back for its ninth season. Lawrence said instead of focusing on the comedic side of hospital life, the ABC sitcom will be primarily focused on stars John C. McGinley and Donald Faison serving as teachers at a medical school, Entertainment Weekly reported online Friday. It's going to be a different show, Lawrence said of his series, which shifted from NBC to ABC for its eighth season....