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By Guest Author On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Understanding Birth-Related Injuries

Many types of injuries can occur at birth, ranging from the mild to the more severe. Some of these injuries may be permanent or life-threatening, which can make pregnant mothers feel anxious about what will happen More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Texas Gov Greg Abbott burns lead to surgery, will miss police officer memorial, RNC

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday for serious burns sustained late last week while in Wyoming. Abbot has been battling infections and now will miss the memorial service for five fallen More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Judge Ernesto Scorsone rules against Gov Matt Bevin, Kentucky lawsuit to close ‘filthy’ abortion clinic

A Kentucky judge has ruled that closing an abortion facility that state inspectors described as “filthy” is “against the public interest.” The lawsuit came from Gov. Matt Bevin’s office after the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Copper as an infection control weapon against MERS, other coronaviruses

Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK has found that copper can effectively help to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, which are linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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Narrow-spectrum ultraviolet light could dramatically reduce surgical infections from organisms like MRSA: Study

New research suggests that narrow-spectrum ultraviolet (UV) light could dramatically reduce  surgical wound infections such as those caused by MRSA, according to a study by Columbia University Medical Center More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Duke advises NFL on use of chlorhexidine gluconate to prevent MRSA

With reports of the antibiotic resistant bacterial strain, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or more commonly known as MRSA, in high contact sports like football and wrestling, researchers are looking More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Dr. Scott Harrington case prompts the Oklahoma Dental Association to issue Infection Control statement for dentists

In the wake of the case of Tulsa dentist, Dr. Scott Harrington, in which some 7,000 patients were notified to be tested for the blood borne pathogens HIV and hepatitis due to numerous violations and allegations More...


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