Wash Hands

31 May What is the Best Way to Wash Hands?

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend different approaches to handwashing. A new study by WHO recommends a six-step approach to wash hands, compared to CDC’s three step approach. The study found that the six-step hand hygiene technique did...

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CDC guidelines

15 Apr New CDC Guidelines Released to Curb Painkiller Prescriptions

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released new CDC guidelines (cdc.gov/mmwr) recently to limit the prescribing of prescription painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin. The CDC guidelines are voluntary and urge primary care doctors to try physical therapy, exercise, and over-the-counter medications before prescribing painkillers...

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