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Tips for Avoiding Foot Fungus in Communal Bathrooms

Over the past few weeks, many college students left the comforts of home to live in a dorm with hundreds of their peers. Getting away from mom and dad may be great, but dorm-life// also has its downfalls, including the foot fungus and wart-causing virus that can be picked up in communal bathrooms/s...

While Health Clubs Say No to 'Canckles,' Leading Podiatrists Say No to Toenail Fungus

... real health issue - common and highly contagious toenail fungus (Onychomycosis). Because fungi thrives in warm, moist environments like locker rooms, communal showers, pool and spa facilities, gym goers are at a higher risk of contracting nail fungus, which is both unsightly and a serious health concern. ...

New Vaccine from Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health is First for Canine Influenza Virus

...vacc.shtml ) "Canine influenza is a highly contagious respiratory infection that has a significant impact on dogs housed in shelters, kennels and communal facilities," said Cynda Crawford, D.V.M., Ph.D., University of Florida , Clinical Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine. "The availability of a vac...

Hospital Staffing Cuts - Pragmatic, Panic or Carefully Planned?

...time?" Hospital schemes to wring wage concessions out of its workforce falsely depict an image that administrators are simply starting to ask for communal sacrifice. "When we all pitch in, we'll make things better," they claim. Nurses have been pitching in for quite a while now. "I've already reduced...

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

...rs over multiple hand washings. The company suggests that people can help protect themselves by: Washing hands frequently, after using such communal products as the office coffee machine, telephone and even an ATM machine, with soap and water and then using a hand sanitizer, such as HandClens. Alth...

The Personal Genome Project Deploys Isilon IQ Storage to Transform Genomic Research

... greater accuracy, accelerating their groundbreaking research. "The Personal Genome Project is challenging the status quo and pioneering an open, communal approach to advancing the study of human health through genomic research," said Ram Appalaraju , vice president of marketing, Isilon Systems. "By com...

Cost containment focus could have consequences for health care delivery

...ld prove to be self-defeating. "There is also a communal relationship, an expectation and obligation to hel...ward market exchanges at the expense of medicine's communal or social dimensions." The physicians, an endoc...ater meaning in a profession where marketplace and communal relationships live side by side. "Many physician...

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Bids a Holiday Goodbye to Longest Residents

...ren with life-threatening illnesses receiving specialized treatment at local hospitals. The House can accommodate 47 families per night and features a communal kitchen and dining room, Children's Activity Room, Teen Recreation Center, Computer Center, family library, and fitness center, in addition to a selec...

Travel, Faith, Volunteering & Good Health Converge

...icially be the "Year of Faith Tourism", with a three-fold goal of: highlighting the new era of Faith Tourism; increasing awareness of the personal and communal benefits of faith tourism; and, contributing to the global economy. Passport Health, the largest provider of travel medical services in the U.S. and...

Deathways open doors to unexpected cultural practices

...were fascinated with the historian Herodotus' description of the ancient Issedonians chopping up their dead into a mixed grill and devouring them in a communal barbeque, something entirely contrary to the Greeks' treatment of their own dead. In every social group throughout history, the disposal of the dead ...
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Female birds 'jam' their mates' flirtatious songs

...woman." Social animals produce a wide range of communal displays, many of them remarkable feats of complex...ient to explain the coordination and complexity of communal signals. In a series of playback experiments, t... may have broad implications for understanding how communal signals have developed over evolutionary time in m...

How Volvox got its groove

...ferns, dinosaurs and early mammals. Previous estimates had suggested Volvox 's ancestors arose only 50 million years ago. The algae switched to a communal lifestyle in only 35 million years -- "a geological eyeblink," said lead researcher Matthew D. Herron of The University of Arizona in Tucson. Figur...

'A dinosaur dance floor'

... the west-southwest. Seiler says the direction the dinosaurs walked "either was dictated by the large dunes that bounded this wet area, or it could be communal behavior, like walking together as a pack." About one-eighth of the tracks show "overprinting," in which a dinosaur stepped in the footprint of an...

Biodiversity maps developed by UCSD scientists will help guide conservation measures in East Africa

...ofessor of biology at UCSD, director of the African Conservation Centre in Nairobi and former director of Kenya Wildlife Service. "Previously this was communal land where people moved with the seasons and they moved with changing climates." Now, as climate change is expected to shift the balance between ha...

Starfish strike at coral kingdom

...ed. The team also saw first-hand evidence of recent blast-fishing which, according to locals, accompanied the break down of law and order following communal violence in Halmahera between 2000-2003. At the same time many reef lagoons have been mined of their corals for use in construction. This is clearl...

Starfish outbreak threatens corals

...fishing, an extremely destructive fishing practice that uses explosives. According to locals this accompanied a break down of law and order following communal violence in 2000-2003. During the same time many reef lagoons were mined of their corals for use in construction, an activity encouraged by the Indon...

New hypothesis for origin of life proposed

...he summed up her hypothesis of the origin of life by saying, I picture all the molecules of early life evolving and rearranging among mica sheets in a communal fashion for eons before budding off with cell membranes and spreading out to populate the world. ...

Life-saving clean water project secures $13M from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

... Accompanying information will include advice on taking action such as chlorinating water, checking for contamination or improving water safety at the communal supply point. This will be the first off-the-shelf, low-cost and easy-to-use test that will detect the presence of E. coli, the internationally re...

John Vercoe Conference

...ely on grain, similar stock keepers in the South have always relied on local feeds such as the stalks and other crop residues, roadside vegetation and communal grasslands. The scientific discussions in Nairobi will include ways in which smallholders can exploit these renewable resources more fully to support ...

Census of protein architectures offers new view of history of life

...many of the fold architectures still in use today. This was the time of the communal ancestor, before the emergence of superkingdoms and the myriad organisms th... is a key mechanism by which the three superkingdoms of life emerged from a communal ancestor. Adopting some protein architectures while abandoning others, perh...
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HDSA-San Diego's Team 2CureHD Continues its Race to Cure Huntington's Disease

... compelling, they liaised with numerous media outlets along the 14-state route to spread the word and increase awareness about HD, its victims and the communal fight to end its onslaught once and for all. A true grassroots effort, Team 2CureHD started their quest as something of a maverick in RAAM, a sporti...

Innovative Fosshield(R) Antimicrobial Technology Shown to Continuously Kill MRSA 'Superbug'

...w the level of detection within one hour. The self-sanitizing fiber, soon to be used in a wide range of products found in schools, offices, homes, and communal environments, provides continuous antimicrobial protection against MRSA. MRSA is a type of Staphylococcus aureus (staph) resistant to certain antibiot...

Beware the cold-call job interview

...k a job selling encyclopedias in California. The job involved wandering through unfamiliar neighborhoods, worrying about making a daily quota, cooking communal dinners and sleeping on the floor of a shared apartment. After a few weeks of this, my brother caught a ride back to Wisconsin. My other brother on...

CIO Leadership Series: Bruce Maas, UWM

...merging issue at a university that wants to accelerate technology transfer and play a larger role in regional economic development. To reflect this communal approach, the university has established Core Service Teams of faculty, staff, and IT personnel to tackle web content management, computer desktop, an...

CIO Leadership Series: Peter Strombom, Meriter Hospital

...s will be accompanied by requirements for disaster recovery capabilities, either by individual hospitals or a consortium of area hospitals acting in a communal fashion. The federal HIPAA mandate to protect against the loss of patient data will require additional security investments for laptops and hand-hel...

Fast Analysis of Phenoxyacetic and Phenoxypropionic Herbicides in Vegetable Matrix by Negative Ion Electrospray LC/MS/MS

... P.Y. communal and A. Royer, Girpa, Angers, France C. Schauber and T. Faye, Varian, Inc., France Introduction Phenoxy acids are us...
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