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Research: Medical Instrument Processing Personnel May Be Exposed to Tissue, Blood and Patient Fluids Despite PPE

“This pilot documented substantial splashing and droplet dispersal during manual cleaning of medical instruments, and personnel got wet even though they were wearing all the recommended PPE,”

New Scrubs Made of Bacteria-Killing Textile

Livinguard, a Swiss-based leader in self-disinfecting hygiene technology, has launched an apparel line of permanent self-disinfecting scrubs, underscrubs and lab coats utilizing its EPA-registered bacteria-killing textile. Livinguard scrubs, that continuously...

Finnish Startup Surgify Shares New Bone Cutting Technology

Finnish startup Surgify – that recently launched an all-new and innovative surgical technology that allows surgeons to perform surgical operations on bones faster and safer – has seen its first use cases on patients, according to a news release. The first surgeries...

The Four Assumptions of Nursing Competency

Certificates have long been used to signify accomplishments such as earning a credential like CNOR or CNAMB. But significant changes in documentation and verification processes are on the horizon.

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Nutrition: The Pros and Cons of 4 Trendy Diets

Nutrition: The Pros and Cons of 4 Trendy Diets

Let’s face it: Hollywood makes losing weight look easy. But if shedding a few pounds is on your to-do list, don’t be so quick to follow in the footsteps of your favorite celebs. Here are four popular celebrity diets to be wary of: 1 The Paleo Diet Megan Fox is rumored...

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Recipe: Spinach & Goat Cheese Bisque

Recipe: Spinach & Goat Cheese Bisque

A little fresh goat cheese and a touch of butter are just enough to make this spinach soup silky, creamy and a little nutty – but not enough to overdo it. We use dark green spinach for this soup because of the lovely color it produces, though you could use red-veined...

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Six Surprising Sources of Sugar

Six Surprising Sources of Sugar

Most of us eat too much sugar. On average, Americans consume 475 calories of added sugars every day (that’s 30 teaspoons), which is three or four times what’s recommended by the American Heart Association. If you’re trying to cut back on added sugars in your diet,...

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Slow Roasted Salmon with Miso Vinaigrette

Slow Roasted Salmon with Miso Vinaigrette

A simple technique with great results Salmon is a perfect summer main course. It can be poached, roasted or grilled with equally great results. I like to slow-roast the salmon in a 275 F oven, as it produces a creamy, moist texture. Whether I am serving it chilled or...

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana, 34, didn’t look at all sick when she found out. “I was in amazing shape. I was a happy, busy, thin 23-year-old when I started getting strange fevers and feeling extremely tired. My doctor ordered some blood work and that’s when I learned that...

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