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West Virginia University Hospitals-East and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division will sponsor a community mini-medical school program on various infectious diseases. The seminar, titled "MRSA and Other Bugs," will be Tuesday,...
If there’s no evolution, there’s no need for better antibiotics To the editor: There have been letters back and forth in the creation versus evolution discussions. It is possible to argue that there is no such thing as evolution. It is also...
Secular crowd twists words of the founders To the editor: The credibility of an article is accepted or rejected by the presentation of thought and facts (or lack of) along with objectivity and honesty. The guest column of Al Salter on June 27 ("...
At 5 feet 2 inches tall, at best, "Albert" doesn't have a commanding presence. However, Riverside Regional Medical Center is counting on the tubular germ-zapping robot to eradicate hospital acquired infections. Pulsing xenon UV-C light "on the germicide...
In its first lab analysis of ground turkey products, Consumer Reports found potential disease-causing organisms in most of the samples it tested, more than half of which proved resistant to more than three antibiotic drug classes. Consumer Reports tested...
Grant Hill announced his retirement Saturday night after an injury-ravaged 19-year career in the NBA. Central Florida wasn't impressed. Hill -- one of the favorite piņatas for Orlando Magic fans -- once again felt the sting of their disgruntlement and...
Tags: Orlando, Tracy McGrady, TNT (tv network), Doc Rivers, Grant Hill
email@example.comFORDLAND, Mo. - You have heard of it before. It is called MRSA - a staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. It is spread by skin-to-skin contact. You can catch it by shaking hands, sharing towels or razors and even hitting the gym....
Using antibacterial soap and ointments to treat all patients in an intensive care unit — not just those who test positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA — reduced presence of the antibiotic-resistant superbug by 37%...
While Sam Spitz's friends were loading up on pizza for lunch, the Whitney Young High School sophomore opted for a chicken Caesar salad. Spitz was in training for a big sophomore baseball season — after having pitched on the school's varsity team...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- On Friday afternoon, as Lori McCune stroked her husband's hair, Rick McCune's face visibly relaxed and his head nudged slightly toward her caress. It's not much of a sign of his awareness of her, but it's more than family and friends could...
Tags: Pneumonia, Nursing, DeKalb, Nursing Homes, Hospitals and Clinics
In the wake of the recent Consumer Reports investigation finding a high percentage of contamination in ground turkey sold at retail outlets, there are some things to remember about food safety. The Times' Ricardo Lopez reported: "Consumer Reports said...
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
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