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7 Tips to Avoid This Athlete at the Gym

Question: do you know what is commonly picked up by walking barefoot in public places such as gym locker rooms or showers? The answer: athlete’s foot.  While athletes may be more prone to this (hence the name), you don’t need to be an athlete to get it. This icky fungus can spread easily through sharing ..

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5 Hand Washing Do’s and Don’ts

Global Hand Washing Day kicks off October 15th. Although hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself against infectious diseases (and their spread), according to research, only 5% of people wash their hands correctly! Hand washing saves lives and should be part of your daily routine. Check out the do’s and don’ts ..

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Ebola in the US: The importance of proper infection control

With the first case of Ebola in the United States many are asking – what should I do? The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, assures the public “I have no doubt that we’ll stop this in its tracks in the U.S.” and that “The United States has a ..