No Money For Basic Hygiene in Hospitals?

(Reuters) – Greek hospitals are in such dire straits that staff are failing to keep up basic disease controls such as using gloves and gowns, threatening a rise in multi-drug-resistant infections, according to Europe’s top health official. Sounds like hospital officials in Greece could use a lesson or two from Japan. Although I’m not implying…

Where Oh Where Did The Cancer Go?

I go ballistic when someone corrects me about the high cancer rate in America today. I believe that a lot of people like living in the land of denial.  After all, if you don’t think about it then it can’t bother you, right? As of this writing it is reported that 1 in every 2…

What Do You Know About Your Water Source?

It is vitally important that you have a comprehensive view of your current water source.  Since the body is made up of approximately 70% water this isn’t something that should be minimized.  Read on as we describe the differences. Municipal tap water Though a multitude of chemicals are legally allowable (up to 300) to make…

Tell Your Boss to “Clean Up Their Act”

WEDNESDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) –Office kitchens and break rooms are germ “hotspots,” and sink and microwave handles in these areas are the dirtiest surfaces touched by office workers on a daily basis, according to a new study. Researchers collected nearly 5,000 individual swabs over six months from office buildings with more than 3,000 employees. …