1. Categories: Bacteria, Flu, Healthy Living Tips, Things that make you go Hmmm..., Virus & Pandemic & Children's First Aid

    Global Handwashing Day

    Yes, there really is a Global Handwashing Day! It is next Thursday, October 15. Why? Handwashing can reduce the number of people who get diarrhea by about 30%. Handwashing helps slow the spread of germs, bacteria, and viruses - Handwashing it critical to stopping pandemics and flu outbreaks. Washing your hands should involve these 5 scientifically proven steps: 1) Wet your...
  2. Categories: Bacteria, Healthy Living Tips, Info News & Virus & Pandemic

    Foodborne Bacteria

    “NARMS Now: Human Data” paints national picture of antibiotic resistance in foodborne bacteria. Have you ever wondered how antibiotic resistance in foodborne bacteria has changed over time? Take a look at CDC's Safe Healthcare blog to learn about NARMS Now, a new, interactive tool from the CDC that allows you to view trends in antibiotic resistance over the past two...
  3. Categories: Bacteria, Bloodborne Pathogens / BBP & Bleeding Control


    What is Exsanguination? It is the severe loss of blood - it is life threatening and can lead to death in as little as 5 minutes if not addressed correctly. We'll be talking about the importance of immediate bystander action to stop blood loss over the next few weeks, but want to lead in with sharing some past articles on...
  4. Categories: Bacteria, Healthy Living Tips, Info News, Outdoor Safety, Things that make you go Hmmm..., Virus & Pandemic & Sports Safety

    Tell those insects to buzz off

    Insect Repellent & Sting Relief Products Insect Repellant in Relief Pads & Repellent Pumps. Wasp & Hornet Spray, Bite Relief with Applicator & Repellent Towelette. Ben's Outdoor, DEET, Natrapel with Permathrin - After Bite and more!
  5. Categories: Bacteria, Flu, Healthy Living Tips & Info News

    Does Cold Cause a Cold?

    Yale researchers released a new study which suggests that cool temperatures can play a role in causing the common cold, by inhibiting the virus-fighting ability of cells in the nose. It's a commonly held belief that catching a chill can bring on a nasty cold. However, researchers have long argued the point, noting that people can transmit and catch cold...
  6. Categories: Bacteria, Healthy Living Tips, Info News, Things that make you go Hmmm... & Virus & Pandemic

    Warmer Really is Better.

    Does being cold make you more susceptible to illness? Cold temperatures can cause serious health problems, especially in infants and older adults, but at any age. Stay dry, and dress warmly in several layers. Keep warmers on hand for sudden temperature changes. Why you get sick in the winter months... According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH), dry winter...
  7. Categories: Bacteria, Flu & Virus & Pandemic

    Why are N95 masks in demand during Outbreaks, Pandemics, and Epidemics?

    Throughout the years and the various pandemics, epidemics, and outbreaks, N95 Masks have had huge peaks in sales and supply shortages. Why? PROTECTIVE PANDEMIC KIT:his kit has everything you need to protect yourself from possible infection when entering an area with known contamination.Includes:(5) N95 Respirator Masks(1) Safety Goggles(1) Disposable White Coverall w/ Elasticized hood, wrist, and boot(1) 2 pair of...
  8. Categories: Bacteria, Bloodborne Pathogens / BBP, Healthy Living Tips, Info News & Virus & Pandemic

    Is Ebola Airborne?

    You've heard the rumors... "Ebola is Airborne"... is it true? As of the time of this article - according to both the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO): No. You may have received emails, or read "News" claiming that "The CDC and CIDRAP have admitted that Ebola is now airborne." Sorry... we call...
  9. Categories: Bacteria & Healthy Living Tips

    Don't Drink the Water

    With its many uses for drinking, recreation, sanitation, hygiene, and industry, water is our most precious global resource. Clean and safe drinking water is critical to sustain human life and without it waterborne illness can be a serious problem. Water, which is necessary for recreational water activities like swimming, also helps promote healthy living. Often, water’s vital role is most...
  10. Categories: Bacteria, Flu, Healthy Living Tips & Virus & Pandemic

    Summer Colds

    Are people in your office bundling up in sweaters during the blazing Summer? Turn down that Air Conditioning! Summer Colds Suck! Setting the A/C at 78 degrees Fahrenheit will: Cutting electrical usage Avoid shocking everyone's systems  by transitioning from overly hot outside to freezing inside Provide a comfortable and productive work atmosphere. 78 is a good setting for home, too...

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