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Avoiding Infection While Traveling: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Getting sick while you're on the road is no fun.  In fact, sometimes it can be a serious health problem.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland has some tips on avoiding infection while traveling. To listen, click the link below. Avoiding Infection

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1st State Moving to Ban Antibacterial Chemical Triclosan? Mayo Clinic Expert Says Such an Ingredient Would Not Be Missed in Household Products Citing environmental concerns, Minnesota state legislators next month are expected to debate banning the use of the common antibacterial ingredient triclosan. By an executive order effective in 2013, Minnesota's governor had already barred state agencies from purchasing any hand washing, dish [...]

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Put Your Hands Together for National Hand-Washing Awareness Week

National Hand-Washing Awareness Week reminds us just how important hand-washing is for good health! Towels vs. air dryers? Antibacterials vs. plain soap? Hand sanitizer vs. soap and water? Below are some answers to frequently asked hand-hygiene questions. (Thank you to Mayo Clinic Infection Prevention and Control for this great information.): [...]

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You may be familiar with sinus or ear infections, but did you know you can get a heart infection?  H.R. Vikram, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic says endocarditis refers to an infection of the inner lining of the heart and the cardiac valves.  It can be treated, but first [...]

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