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Aspen Surgical Acquires Protek Medical Products

Aspen Surgical Products Inc. has announced its acquisition of Protek Medical Products Inc. Based in Coralville, Iowa, Protek is a global manufacturer of single-use ultrasonic probe covers and needle guides used in tissue biopsies, fluid aspiration and vascular access...

Exactech Sharpens Focus on Technology with Active Intelligence

Exactech, a developer and producer of innovative implants, instrumentation and smart technologies for joint replacement surgery, has announced the launch of its Active Intelligence® platform of technologies that spans the entire journey of patient care.

New BioPledge Bleach And Alcohol-Free Daily Disinfectant Approved By EPA For Use Against COVID-19 Virus

BioPledge LLC announced today the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of BioPledge® Antimicrobial POWER™ healthcare disinfectant for kill claims against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, on hard non-porous surfaces. The new multi-purpose disinfectant and cleaner has been added to the EPA’s List N under EPA Reg No. 91691-1.

RCSI, BD Expand Access to Pediatric Surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa

The RCSI Institute of Global Surgery and global medical technology company, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announce KidSURG, a joint initiative aimed at significantly improving pediatric surgical services across Southern Malawi.

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Let’s Beat the Odds

Let’s Beat the Odds

A new report finds that less than 7% of adults in the U.S. practice all five of the healthy behaviors recommended by public health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society.

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The MIND Diet

The MIND Diet

By Charlyn Fargo There’s a new diet plan that may help you remember things. It’s appropriately nicknamed the MIND diet. It stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. A study at Rush University found people who followed the diet closely had...

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Habits to Cultivate

Habits to Cultivate

By Charlyn Fargo This shelter-in-place time has had me thinking about habits – the things I do on a daily basis to stay healthy. I think it’s because so many habits were changed unexpectedly – driving to work, going to the gym, eating out. My daily commute is now up...

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Cooking Inspiration

Cooking Inspiration

By Charlyn Fargo We still are not yet operating at the “normal” we all knew before COVID-19. You may be at a stalemate for what to cook, what to buy and how to continue fixing your meals at home. Here are some tips to help you continue to navigate this new lifestyle...

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Another Win for the Mediterranean Diet

Another Win for the Mediterranean Diet

By Charlyn Fargo Here’s yet another reason to try the Mediterranean diet, which is actually not a strict diet at all but a pattern of eating that focuses on fresh, whole foods and avoids highly processed foods. New research finds it may support healthy aging. And who...

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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

By Charlyn Fargo For those of us spending more time at home, the refrigerator may be a little too accessible, making it easier to snack a little more often. Whether we’re working from home or not, what we put into our bodies counts. And the little steps we take – or...

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