Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Hygiene Updates http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/ 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 wecare@smgnj.com wecare@smgnj.com 60 'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/690190/ U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands, Study Shows http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689388/ Research documents numerous missed opportunities with each patient Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689336/ Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns Tue, 1 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Keep Pool Water Clean http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/688106/ Take a shower first Fri, 30 May 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686703/ When you should scrub up Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0400 If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686916/ Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686845/ Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of <i>P. aeruginosa</i> to prevent infection Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686697/ Tips for keeping pollen, mold and dust mites from your home Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686635/ Poultry prep linked to E. coli found on food equipment in homes, hospitals Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686417/ Canadian study enlisted patients to monitor hospital staff Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686149/ Specific source of dangerous germs still unclear in about half of cases Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0400 How 1 Hospital Combats E. Coli Germ in Food http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/685645/ Swiss facility had high rates of contamination with drug-resistant strain, but proper preparation cut risk Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/685709/ Microbiology professor and students test the theory, find it isn't just a myth Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Hand Hygiene Lacking in Many U.S. Health Care Facilities: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/685329/ Missing hand sanitizer, gaps in staff training may jeopardize efforts to stem spread of infection, researchers say Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0500 College Students Should Get a Flu Shot http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/684204/ Dorm living, large classes increase their exposure to the virus, doctor notes Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500