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Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride

... Will join over a dozen other adaptive riders on hand cycles, along with an anticipated 350 road ... to the Olympic Hall of Fame. "I know first hand how sports enriches the lives of those with ... or individuals raising $5,000 will have a KBF hand cycle grant awarded in their name. ...

Surefil Now Producing Hand Sanitizer Products

... solutions, is now manufacturing a variety of hand sanitizer products to meet the growing demand for ... market. The product line includes a traditional hand sanitizer formula and new, non-alcohol formula ... and kids packaging and features a new foaming hand pump dispenser. Both formulas are available in a ...

Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe

... wearing a surgical face mask along with copious hand washing can help keep transmission rates for the ... mask adds to the already-proven benefit of good hand hygiene. Plus, the strategies only worked when ... more virulent in the fall. The face mask and hand hygiene study involved 407 people arriving at one ...

Michigan IT Companies Helping the University of Miami Center for Patient Safety Tackle a Leading Cause of Death Using an RTLS Solution to Monitor Staff Hand-Washing Compliance

... for Patient Safety has successfully launched a hand hygiene compliance (HHC) pilot project with the ... capture about whom, when and where the hand washing event has occurred. "Nothing ... year. Most of these are preventable by proper hand washing. Here are a few facts from the CDC's ...

A Curse or Two Might Quell the Pain

... who repeated swear words while submerging their hand in ice-cold water were able to withstand the ... The students were then asked to hold their hand in 32 degree Fahrenheit water for as long as ... curse word, students were able to keep their hand in the water for an average of 155 seconds, ...

Rice University team's award-winning device could benefit treatment of hand injuries

... who invented a device to measure intrinsic hand muscle strength has won two prestigious honors ... revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of hand injuries and neurological disorders, specifically ... presented by Gloria Gogola, an orthopedic hand surgeon specializing in pediatrics, was to create ...

Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

... stop," said Dr. David Edelstein, orthopedic and hand surgeon at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, ... Edelstein said. Thumb arthritis can cause hand pain, swelling, decreased strength and range of ... young adults. Half complained of neck, arm or hand symptoms; half had no symptoms. Those with ...

Swine Flu Pandemic Causes Public Concerns About Hand Sanitizers

... Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that hand washing with soap and water when available or sanitizing with an effective hand sanitizer is critical to minimize the spread of ... Protect. According to the CDC Guideline for hand Hygiene in Health Care Settings Oct. 25, 2002, ...

As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness

... fatigue and sore throat. Practice good hand hygiene - wash your hands frequently with soap ... towel. If soap and water are unavailable use a hand sanitizer. Use a disinfectant to ... your hands and sneeze into a tissue to minimize hand contact transmission of germs. Throw used ...

Versus Introduces Automated, Real-Time Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution

... CITY, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- hand Hygiene Compliance (HHC) is paramount to patient ... that health practitioners comply with recommended hand hygiene procedures less than 50 percent of the ... published by the Joint Commission, Measuring hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges , ...

'Cell Phone Elbow' -- A New Ill for the Wired Age

... is numbness, tingling and pain in the forearm and hand caused by compression of the ulnar nerve, which ... J. Evans, director of the Cleveland Clinic's hand and Upper Extremity Center. "With the hose, ... figures on how many people have cell phone elbow, hand specialists say the incidence is increasing along ...

Monitoring System Stops Hospital Infections with Traffic Light Camera to Capture Hand Hygiene Violators

... hospital infections are preventable through good hand hygiene. Currently, only 40% of hospital workers ... assures patients virtual 100% compliance with hand washing protocol by all hospital personnel while ... while reducing unnecessary, time-consuming hand washing when caregiver/patient contamination is ...

Resolve Hard Cuticles this Summer with Barielle Hand Cream

... Savior for Resolving Hard Cuticles. Barielle's hand cream and nail care products will leave you with ... manicure easy enough to execute at home. With hand and nail care products from Barielle, the ... for gloves? Instead of hiding your hands try hand and nail care products like Barielle's Cuticle ...

Protect Your Young Child And Baby From "Swine Flu" In Four Easy Steps

... 4.   Careful and frequent hand washing - teach your children to wash with soap ... 20 seconds. Keep antibacterial wipes or gel on hand for times when you do not have access to soap and ... to wash their hands thoroughly and to make hand washing fun for children is the use of song and ...

Q-Based Healthcare Warns: Hand Sanitizers Increase Risk of Swine Flu Exposure

... Nearly all off-the-shelf liquid hand sanitizers and hand wipes are alcohol based. Over-use of hand sanitizers cause more health problems than they ...

Resurgent Health and Medical Recognized Among Colorado Companies to Watch

... Resurgent Health and Medical, leader in automated hand hygiene technology, today announced it has been ... and Medical designs and manufactures automated hand and boot hygiene technology for the food and ... CleanTech systems easily track and record hand washing compliance. For more information, visit ...

Georgia-Pacific Professional Promotes Good Hand Hygiene With a Healthy Solutions Campaign

... on the company's commitment to promote good hand hygiene practices. This healthy solutions ... the public about the importance of proper hand washing practices to avoid the spread of ... for Disease Control recommends regular, vigorous hand washing with soap and water for at least 15 to 20 ...

Polls Show Americans Concerned About Swine Flu, Taking Actions to Protect Themselves

... practices to prevent the spread of flu- proper hand washing, visiting the doctor and staying home ... saying they are paying extra attention to proper hand washing, 48 percent covering their coughs more, ... In addition, more than one in three have used hand sanitizers more and made an extra effort to avoid ...

First U.S. Face Transplant Recipient Recounts Ordeal

... to replace both his hands -- the first double hand transplant performed in the United States. ... transplant operations. So far, eight double hand transplants have been performed abroad. The first single hand transplant in the United States was done in 1999 ...

Inspire Your Children To Become 'Germ-Fighters'

... Softsoap(R)BRAND Offers Tips for Building Daily hand Washing Routines NEW YORK, May 6, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Experts agree that effective hand washing is one of the most important steps to ... Help combat the spread of germs by building daily hand washing routines among your family and empowering ...

Trenton, New Jersey's Boehm Porcelain Art Studio, Preeminent Maker of Fine Porcelain in America, Has Been Saved by a New American Owner-Investor

... art sculptures worldwide. Boehm's fine, hand made and hand painted sculptures are represented at the White ... shares Helen's passion for fine, painstakingly hand ...

Protect Yourself with Hand Washing Help from Bath & Body Works

... prevent the spread of illness? Frequent, thorough hand washing! According to the Centers for Disease ... after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are also effective." Whether you're ... ) Luckily, hand washing doesn't have to be clinical to be ...

American Society for Microbiology Emphasizes Hand Hygiene as Flu Protective Measure

... including use of soap and water and alcohol-based hand sanitizers," says Daly, Director of the Clinical ... water for 20 seconds is a sensible strategy for hand hygiene in non-healthcare settings and is ... clean water are not available, an alcohol-based hand sanitizer is recommended. Research* has ...

Photos: How You Can Help Protect Yourself & Your Family From Swine Flu (H1N1)

... CDC Cites Frequent hand Washing as Key Precaution NEW YORK, April 30 ... a simpler measure: frequent, thorough hand washing. With a full 80 percent of infections spread through hand contact, taking the time to properly wash hands ...

Woodward Labs Reports Sales Spike for HandClens(R) Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizer During Swine Flu Epidemic

... of HandClens(R) the only alcohol-free instant hand sanitizer that exceeds the Food and Drug ... (FDA) effective testing standards for antiseptic hand washes, reports a tremendous spike in sales in ... and a free "Simple as ABC, Always Be Clean," hand hygiene instruction manual, a comprehensive ...

Hand Washing Can Help Fight Against the Swine Flu

... "With increasing reports of the swine flu, hand washing is more important than ever," said ... Officer. "By teaching children proper hand washing practices, we can make a difference in ... first line of defense against all viruses is hand washing," said Rob Donofrio, Ph.D. Director ...

Hand Washing Can Help Fight Against the Swine Flu

... ) "With increasing reports of the swine flu, hand washing is more important than ever," said Cheryl ... Information Officer. "By teaching children proper hand washing practices, we can make a difference in ... "Our first line of defense against all viruses is hand washing," said Rob Donofrio, Ph.D. Director of ...

Pandemic Flu Preparedness Guides for Families, Businesses, Medical Providers, and Community Groups Released by Trust for America's Health

... include supplies like soap or alcohol-based hand wash, medicines for fevers, fluid with ... how to stop the spread of germs at work. Promote hand and respiratory hygiene. Ensure wide and easy availability of alcohol-based hand sanitizer products. Tell your employees ...

Facts About Hand Sanitizers as Public Concerns Over the Swine Flu Increase

... Control and Prevention (CDC), recommend that hand washing and -- when soap and water may not be available -- hand sanitizing with an alcohol-based rub (like PURELL(R) Instant hand Sanitizer) are critical to minimize the spread of ...

Preventative Safety Tips Timed to Swine Flu Outbreak

... such as the swine flu among people. Frequent hand washing is the best way to avoid the spreading of germs. Sanitizing hands with a safe hand sanitizer such as BabyGanics Alcohol Free Foaming hand Sanitizer is a great way to ensure you limit the ...

Skinvisible's DermSafe(R) Hand Sanitizer Kills Swine Flu Virus

... and medical dermatology products, has developed a hand sanitizing lotion that has proven effective in ... England conducted the studies with Skinvisible's hand Sanitizer Lotion; DermSafe. The product ... or more; continuing to kill germs - even after hand washing. The product does not contain alcohol ...

Healthy Hands Week: June 8-12, 2009

... hand Therapy Awareness & Injury Prevention Week ... April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of hand Therapists (ASHT) is sponsoring Healthy Hands ... to increase recognition of the benefits of hand therapy and the importance ...

SkinWear(TM) Hand Cleaner & Sanitizer Kills Germs That May Cause Swine Flu, Protects Against Germs for Up to Eight Hours

... , the only extended-protection, all-in-one hand cleanser, sanitizer and moisturizer which has ... current anti-bacterial soaps and alcohol-based hand sanitizers, SkinWear's eight hour extended ... a critical difference," said Guzek. "Traditional hand washing with soap or the use of alcohol-based ...

ReStockIt.com Greatly Cutting Prices on Hand Sanitizers, Masks to Help Combat Swine Flu Epidemic

... ReStockIt.com is where customers can buy Purell hand sanitizer that really works at up to 50% off ... ReStockIt.com, where consumers go to buy Purell hand sanitizer at wholesale prices, today announced that it is further discounting all of its Purell hand sanitizer products. On April 26, the U.S. ...

Arthritis Hand Pain Relief: Infrared Heat Therapy Ergonomic Computer Workstation

... in the comfort of your home or office. If your hand pain diagnosis results in cold computer hands and ... to help those who suffer with arthritis hand pain to use the computer with improved comfort ... therapy daily makes a big difference in reduced hand pain and increased amount of time I can use the ...

Rutgers Study Reveals A Need For Basic Kitchen Know-How

... the study found that the food families keep on hand is generally nutrient-rich and has a greater ... also uncovered differences in the foods on hand in households in which dads had BMIs higher than ... had a healthy BMI. Plus, frozen vegetables on hand contained more fat in households where dads had a ...

Capital BlueCross Reaches Out to Families of Uninsured Children

... Allentown : Outreach coordinator will be on hand 5 to 8 p.m. to provide families in need with ... , Lancaster : Outreach coordinator will be on hand 10 a.m. to noon to provide families in need with ... Columbia : Outreach coordinator will be on hand 6-8 p.m. to provide families in need with ...

3 Steps Might Help Stop MRSA's Spread

... E-monitoring of hand washing, better room cleaning and checks on ... (HealthDay News) -- A high-tech way of monitoring hand washing, a better means of disinfecting rooms and ... said during a March 12 media teleconference. "Yet hand hygiene compliance among physicians, nurses and ...

Saebo Expands Internet Presence With Launch of New Website

... of actual patients using our devices to improve hand and arm function. A new "Health ... even easier for patients interested in improving hand and arm function to find Saebo on the Internet. ... crippling side effects, including the loss of hand function. Saebo's pioneering treatment protocols ...

The brain 'joins the dots' when drawing a cartoon face from memory

... as spatial locations for subsequent eye and hand actions. The drawing process then recreates these spatial features as the eye and hand are guided by the retained action plans. Finally ... that brain imaging, in combination with eye and hand tracking, can dissect complex visually guided ...
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