University of Washington School of Public Health

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Name: University of Washington School of Public Health
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New study: Deadly 'superbug' is spreading in US hospitals

© www.kevinmd.comCRE bacteria invades U.S. hospitalsCases of the contagious and deadly "superbug" known as CRE increased five-fold in community hospitals from 2008 to 2012 in the Southeastern U.S., according to a new study .And while the actual number ... [Published Sott.net - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

CDC explores study on Happy Meal ban

—A newly released Centers for Disease Control report of a study conducted at Stanford has examined the effects of San Francisco’s 2010 “Happy Meal ban.” The ban prohibited the free distribution of toys with unhealthy meals; the fast-food restaurants McDonald’s ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Kit System Developed by Washington Estimates High MRSA Levels in Fire Stations

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)is increasingly prevalent in community settings, and fire stations are no exception, according to a study published in the June issue of the American Journal of Infection Control. A new "kit system" developed ... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]

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"This is a wakeup call for hospitals on how to detect the disease" said Dr. Joshua Thaden, one of the leading authors for the study published in the August issue of the medical journal, Infection Control and Hospital...
"They said it wasn't in response to the ordinance, but it was certainly in a direction consistent with the intent of the ordinance" Otten said

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Happy Meals are healthier after SF law, researc... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 17 2014]
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