Next-Generation Genetics Offer New Way to Combat Hospital Infections
New Trade Association Formed for Medical Waste Industry
War on Drugs Includes Battle Over Disposal Options
Be Prepared for Rodents This Winter
Next-Generation Genetics Offer New Way to Combat Hospital Infections
By Andrew Porterfield, Genetic Literacy Project

Hospital infections are a huge public health problem. For the United States in 2011, about 722,000 infections occurred that were brought on during a hospital stay, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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New Trade Association Formed for Medical Waste Industry
By P.J. Heller

Members of the medical waste industry, seeking a trade association similar to the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) which serves the document destruction industry, will soon have their wish come true.

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War on Drugs Includes Battle Over Disposal Options
By P.J. Heller

Heidi Sanborn and her colleagues can’t fathom why there is such a hodgepodge of city/county/state/federal guidelines and rules concerning how people should dispose of prescription and nonprescription/over-the-counter drugs.

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Be Prepared for Rodents This Winter
By Zia Siddiqi, Ph.D., B.C.E., Director of Quality Systems, Orkin, LLC
What happens when rodents make themselves at home inside healthcare facilities?

News travels fast. The news may come in the form of patient and guest complaints and negative online reviews. And if media picks up the story, your reputation could be lost to a wildfire.

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