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 Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter' Study in a college dorm finds 60 percent of toothbrushes were contaminated Thu, 4 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs Keep the water clean for safety sake Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says Thu, 14 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400 Americans' Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find People living in less-developed Papua New Guinea have 50 more types of bacteria Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Wash Your Face Correctly Be gentle on your skin Tue, 7 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear Fri, 3 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Travelers Bringing Drug-Resistant Bacteria to United States Strain of <i>Shigella</i> is easily transmitted and causes tough-to-treat diarrhea, CDC says Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0400 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