Flesh Eating Bacteria | Shoes: Every Morning's Important Decision

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Whoever thought that traveling, when we have enormous amounts of walking to do, would lead us to wear the worst shoes available…flip-flops. Sure, they have their place: the locker room at your gym, inside public showers, around the pool deck, and maybe one or two other uses. But absolutely not in an airport. I mention this for two reasons. The first seems obvious but overlooked. I guarantee if    .. more …

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Staph Infection | New Compound Overcomes Drug-resistant Staph Infection In Mice

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Jan. 7, 2013 — Researchers have discovered a new compound that restores the health of mice infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an otherwise dangerous bacterial infection. The new compound targets an enzyme not found in human cells but which is essential to bacterial survival.The research team, led by scientists at the University of Illinois and the University of    .. more …

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New Staff Outbreak | The Cost Of Remodeling Your Kitchen

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If you have an idea of what your dream kitchen would consist, then you have something in common with nearly every adult you’ve ever met. So, we’re all dreaming about these kitchens, but do any of us actually own one? Trends in kitchen design seem to change as often as companies change their TV ad campaigns. Small improvements are being made to kitchen gadgets all the time. Now and then a new fad    .. more …

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New Mrsa Outbreak | Is It Safe To Have Sexual Relations With Someone Who Is A MRSA Carrier?

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My longterm boyfriend was just diagnosed as a MRSA carrier. He has had (2) outbreaks in the last 15 months. The first which was very severe. I have read bodily fluids can infect another person. What precautions should we take?He needs to get rid of carrier status completely. Otherwise, anything he touches (including faucet handles) after he touches inside of nose will have the MRSA bacteria    .. more …

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Mrsa | What Exactly Is Term Life Insurance?

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For people with a mortgage and family to support, not having a term life insurance policy exposes them to a large financial risk. This risk becomes apparent when you consider how the mortgage and household bills would be paid if the main income producer were to die or to become terminally ill. The end result could be that loved ones who are left behind find their home is repossessed because they    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Injected Bath Salts Linked To Dangerous Bacterial Infections In Maine

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Maine health officials are investigating a cluster of serious bacterial illnesses among users of synthetic bath salts.Four patients with a history of injecting the drug were sickened by the Group A streptococcal bacterium over the last several weeks, according to a health alert issued by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The common germ is responsible for strep throat and skin    .. more …

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Mrsa | Combating MRSA: Researchers Study Toxin

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Dec. 4, 2012 — The Caenorhabditis elegans , a small worm called a nematode, scurrying across a Petri dish has helped lead to discoveries about community-associated MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ).”In the last year this organism has killed more people in the United States than AIDS,” said Kathleen Dannelly, an Indiana State University associate professor of biology leading    .. more …

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New Mrsa Outbreak | Are The Staph Outbreak And The Droughts Connected?

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It looks like the states with the most severe drought conditions are also the states with the most staph outbreaks. Anyone have other connective theories about the staph and/or drought?Now how do we get this question on the main page and have everyone in America answer it?I can definitly see the correlation between the two. You present a highly thought out question. As a medical professional, I    .. more …

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Mrsa | Essential Oils And Mrsa

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While we continue to struggle with conquering the mountain of “alternative care is for new age, crystal toting, chanting hippies”, our pets are getting sicker rather than healthier. One of the most challenging problems on the rise is super resistant bacteria that are increasingly resistant to the traditional use of antibiotics. Most notably is the rise of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Do It Yourself Facelift

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What are your secrets to looking young? Is it your exercise, diet, clothes, hair, make-up or attitude? Oprah has asked her viewers the above questions and it is curious to note that most people when they look closely at themselves in the mirror do not look younger than they did ten years ago, especially if they are over the age of fifty.Why? Sagging facial muscles make you look older. Those    .. more …

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