infections

Surgeons washing hands
The media frenzy over Ebola has focused a glaring spotlight on hospitals across the country this fall. One man has died from the virus in the United States, and a handful of nurses have been infected. And even though the chance of a large-scale U.S. outbreak is tiny, nearly 36 percent of Americans…
400-woman-coffee-cellphone-germs
It's certainly extreme, but a recent news story points up how germy a cellphone can be.
Study Finds Dirty Colonsocopy Instruments
It's hard enough convincing people to have a colonoscopy because of the laxative and liquids-only prep regimen you need to undergo the day before.
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