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60% Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Found to Be Most Effective

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Some hygienic truths are self-evident. Even in the early days of our conscious medical hygienic fight against germs and bacteria, long before the word novel coronavirus appeared in a medical journal or was used at least once by almost every American at least once a day, alcohol’s remarkable ability to serve as a germ-killing agent […]

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Latex vs Nitrile vs Vinyl Gloves…Which to Choose?

Disposable medical exam gloves

Updated: June 9, 2021 No disposable protective glove offers the exact same level of protection. In this dangerous public health age when superb hand hygiene and protection is essential, healthcare, industrial and food service workers can’t trust their hands and patients’ and customers’ health to just any disposable glove. All workers, no matter their industry […]

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The Great Germ-Stopping Debate: Alcohol-Based vs Alcohol-free Hand Sanitizers

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Updated: May 11, 2021 As we all strive to keep ourselves, families, coworkers, neighbors and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic era, hand sanitizer is standard, necessary equipment to help us thwart off infectious bacteria, germs and pathogens. You simply can’t safely leave your home without it. When soap and water are not available, there’s […]

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Benzalkonium Chloride, Alcohol-Free Sanitizer Just as Effective at Fighting COVID-19

They had discovered a COVID-19-neutralizing revelation. As Brigham Young University researchers excitedly reviewed the results of their study, they found a new hope for a weary America and a new truth: the long-held rules have changed in the disinfecting fight against COVID-19.  Extensive research from BYU shows alcohol-free hand sanitizer to be just as effective […]

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The B4 Brands Private Labeling Difference

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Whatever a customer’s specific needs, B4 Brands meets it with private label solutions. Whether a promotional product, a single private label item, or a complete branded line of skin care products, B4 Brands can design a custom formulation of high quality skin care products to meet a wide variety of market-specific needs and help you […]

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (ARB) Terrorizing Hospitals and Healthcare Centers

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria ‘a global health emergency’ killing 23,000 Americans annually Doctors’ worst fear realized is now stalking U.S. hospitals, forcing the country’s health officials to think outside the box to try to derail a nightmare bacterium resistant to almost every drug. In 2017 alone, Kaiser Health News reports, antibiotic-resistant bacteria were found more than 200 […]

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Help! My Computer is Trying to Kill Me

Practicing Smart Keyboard Hygiene Is A Must During Flu Season As you feverishly work and focus on trying to meet your next work deadline, we interrupt to ask this alarming, but imperative question: Is your computer trying to kill you? Warning: This is not a wild movie plot and this is not the story line […]

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Verdict: Hand Sanitizer Remains Safe, Effective Germ Killer

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While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has benched over-the-counter consumer antiseptic hand wash products containing several potentially dangerous ingredients, hand sanitizer remains a trusted and reliable germ-killing option when soap and water are not readily available. The FDA ruled in early September companies can no longer market antibacterial soaps and body washes containing 19 […]

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CDC’s Verdict: FluMist Powerless in Fighting Flu

Fighting influenza this upcoming flu season just got harder and more painful with the Centers for Disease Control’s recommendation of benching FluMist, the popular nasal spray influenza vaccine. The CDC’s Advisory Committee On Immunization Practices recommended on June 23 that people should not use FluMist due to its poor performance levels compared to the more […]

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Scientists Dig into Influenza’s Biggest Mystery

It’s a puzzling flu riddle straight from Medicine’s X-Files: How do the smallest flu threats sometimes pack the biggest and sickliest punch? Scientists have found minor variants of flu strains not typically targeted on vaccines carry a more potent viral punch than previously realized, Medical News Today reported in early January 2016. Authors of the […]

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