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Metro Detroit Hospital Gets Germ Zapping Robots

A Metro Detroit hospital has a powerful new weapon in the war against germs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

Grab The Disinfectant! The Germiest Places In Your Home Revealed

Here’s another one of those stories that’ll have you running for the disinfecting wipes — especially if you have kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

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Michigan Tech Scientist Honored for Food Safety Innovation

A Michigan Technological Univeristy professor’s research on embedding small quantities of copper in food packaging and potting soil is being commericalized into a business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

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Where The Germs Are: What’s Crawling With Bacteria At Your Workplace?

If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs, you don’t want to know about office break rooms and kitchens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

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Survey Reveals Most Moms Miss The Mark On Germ Knowledge

The survey revealed that the majority of moms scored in the ‘D’ range – meaning that most don’t make the grade when it comes to minimizing the spread of germs in the nursery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2012

Best Defense Against Flu Germs? Try Washing Your Hands

Are you trying to avoid getting sick with either a cold or the flu? One of your best methods of defense is actually something that you should be doing everyday anyway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

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CDC Now Tracking Antibiotic Use In Hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

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Study: Gas Pumps Top List Of Filthiest Surfaces

A new study takes a microscope to some of the most germ-riddled places that we encounter each day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

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Ear Piercing: By Gun Or By Needle?

If you’re getting your little girl’s ear pierced soon, listen up – there’s a safe and a not-so-safe way to do it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2011

New Drug-Resistant Superbugs Found

An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene have sickened people in three states and are popping up all over the world, health […]

09/13/2010