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In The News Winter 2013 - 2014
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Antibiotic Resistance
US spends 5 times more than UK on antibiotics for kids: Study
Animal antibiotics may lead to superbug infections
Global war urged on antibiotic resistance
EU reports show rise in carbapenem-resistant infections
Five steps to improve ergonomics in the office
Dental ergonomics to combat musculoskeletal disorders: A review
Multifaceted magnification
A study on job postures and musculoskeletal illnesses in dentists
Guidelines and Recommendations
CDC guidance for evaluating health-care personnel for hepatitis B virus protection and for administering postexposure management
Hand Care and Hygiene
Cold water and regular soap kills germs just as well as hot water
Hand hygiene: An indispensable weapon
Researchers test virucidal activity of WHO handrub formulation
2013 year in review: Hand hygiene
Challenges and solutions for measuring hand hygiene compliance
Wash your hands
Researchers observe low levels of hand hygiene compliance in pediatric hospitals
Infection Control In Dentistry
Infection Control in the Dental Office: Compliance Revisited
Infectious Diseases
Clostridium Difficile and dentistry
Patients with untreatable tuberculosis 'are spreading infection'
How to deal with infectious diseases in the dental office: Stay alive by getting a flu vaccination!
Higher prevalence of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among dental students
'Simple' strategies cut VA MRSA infection rates
Fatal H5N1 case in Canada is North America's first
MERS-CoV study supports infection control, suggests camel link
CDC warns H1N1 virus is causing severe flu in young adults
ND DOH reports investigation of Hepatitis C outbreak inconclusive
Infectious disease dominated health news in 2013
Caribbean chikungunya outbreak grows, poses threat to US
SARS: Beyond Amoy Gardens
Infectious disease scorecard reveals America's best, worst states for disease prevention
HIV among older Americans
Measles still threatens health security
Hepatitis C virus dried on inanimate surfaces can remain infectious for up to six weeks
Providing a safe environment for dental care in an era of infectious diseases
Hepatitis C virus an overview for dental health care providers
Researchers at University of Pittsburg create digital database of infectious diseases
Most Canadians infected with hepatitis unaware of it
Hepatitis C outbreak in Wyoming
HIV transmission inconclusive in Oklahoma dental patients
Instrument Processing
A review of sterilization, packaging and storage considerations for orthodontic pliers
Occupational Health
Asthma among workers in healthcare settings: role of disinfection with quaternary ammonium compounds
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Is your facemask really protecting you?
Vaccines and Immunology
Flu shot lowers death risk for heart disease patients: 01/06/2014
Mandatory immunizations for clinicians, staff, IDSA says
Adjuvanted bird flu vaccine gets FDA ok
The vaccination effect: 100 million cases of contagious disease prevented
ACIP approves recommended immunization schedules for 2014, discusses other vaccine trends
High-dose flu vaccine better for seniors

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