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Salmonella Outbreak Persists

Sep 03, 2010

The current salmonella scare is the largest outbreak of this strain since the CDC  started surveillance of outbreaks in the 1970s. And according to the CDC, for every case of salmonella reported, the...

Experimental Paint Kills MRSA Bacteria

Aug 24, 2010

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created nanoscale coating for surgical equipment, hospital walls, and other surfaces that safely and effectively kills methicillin resistant Staphy...

Risk of Dying from Coronary Heart Disease Drops 50%

Aug 13, 2010

When it comes to the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), Americans seem to be heading in the right direction.  An article to be published in the September issue of the American Journal of Preventiv...

"Microneedle" Flu Vaccine May Replace Conventional Injections

Aug 12, 2010

A new dissolving microneedle patch may help improve vaccination efforts against influenza compared with traditional needles. This method of vaccination may also allow people without medical traini...