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Posted on 06-25-2012

Morning folks!  

To get the gravity of our multi-drug resistant bacteria the Department of Health and Human Services have now found that 60% of doctors' and 65% of nurses' uniforms carry dangerous bacteria. In a 2009 report, rates of postoperative sepsis, or bloodstream infections, increased by 8%; postoperative catheter-associated urinary tract infections increased by 3.6%; and rates of selected infections due to medical care increased by 1.6%. 1 in 5 security cards carried by hospital doctors were contaminated with a variety of pathogenic bacteria, including the superbug MRSA, which kills thousands every year.

The key is to only go to the hospital if you really have too!  A fever under 102, common cold/flu symptoms, and of course back pain is rarely if ever a reason to go to the hospital.  Unless something is broken or life threatening it can generally wait until you can be seen my your health care provider.  Keep your family safe and stay away from places were diseases congregate, wash those hands, and stay away from antibacterial soap (its been proven to be no more effective).

Have a blessed day!


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