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 Health Tip: Develop Healthy Habits for Contact Lenses Wash hands before handling your lenses Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick Researchers find cellphones a potential source of cross-contamination, too Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Exfoliate With Care, Dermatologist Urges Before beginning any treatments, consult with a doctor Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Dangerous <i>C. Difficile</i> Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500 Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk? Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 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