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 Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Dorm living, large classes increase their exposure to the virus, doctor notes Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review Meanwhile, antihistamines, decongestants, pain relievers might help treat them, researcher reports Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Health Tip: Keep Nails Healthy Make sure they're trimmed, dry and clean Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Health Tip: Packing Baby's Diaper Bag Here's what to include Thu, 16 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500 VA Program Reduces MRSA Germ Cases at Long-Term Care Centers Study showed simple infection-control measures at 133 facilities were effective Wed, 8 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought Even well-cleaned cribs were contaminated with bacteria that can cause illness, study found Fri, 3 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Food Safety Counts, Especially During the Holiday Season Hand washing is key to preventing the spread of foodborne illnesses, expert advises Wed, 25 Dec 2013 09:00:00 -0500 FDA Wants Tighter Rules on Antibacterial Soaps, Body Washes Makers would have to prove they're safe and effective Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:00:00 -0500