Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Hygiene Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Hygiene from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge Intravenous line infections and ventilator-related pneumonia among most common problems, study says Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:00:00 -0500 FDA Shares Advice to Avoid Colds and Flu Influenza virus is spread by sneezing, talking and touching contaminated surfaces Fri, 2 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier Holiday 'Tis the season to stay well Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Public Restrooms No Germier Than Your Home, Study Finds But you should still wash your hands, experts caution Fri, 5 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Health Tip: Protect Against Infection From Artificial Nails Wash and care for them properly Fri, 5 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Health Tip: When to Wash Your Hands When it's particularly important Thu, 4 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Hospital Workers Wash Hands Less at End of Shift, Study Finds New research suggests mental fatigue may be responsible for lapse in hygiene Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0500 4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say Hygienic burial practices are crucial Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Study Finds Hospital Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough More education needed about importance of infection control, researcher says Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68 Virus, which can cause paralysis, has spread to 43 states, CDC says Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis Thu, 2 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids Health officials urge good hygiene to help contain spread of Enterovirus D68 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Scrub Hands Thoroughly Use proper washing techniques to reduce risk of illness Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400