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Germs

What would YOU cure if the choice was yours?

What would YOU cure if the choice was yours?

We know it’s tough, perhaps even impossible, to decide. That’s why we’ve looped Katie Duke and Kati Kleber in to lead the charge.

5 things you probably forgot to disinfect

5 things you probably forgot to disinfect

Look—we’re not going to tell anybody. We’re just here to offer a gentle reminder.

10 tips from a nurse on how not to get sick

10 tips from a nurse on how not to get sick

It’s that time of the year again…the sick season. How can you stay healthy all winter long? Read these tips!

WATCH: A rap video on the importance of hand hygiene

WATCH: A rap video on the importance of hand hygiene

Let’s take a look at the lighter side of infection prevention with a fun video all about the importance of hand-washing!

Changes hospitals can make to keep us all safer

Changes hospitals can make to keep us all safer

Nurse Eyeroll delivers four significant changes that would make our bedside lives safer.

A nurse’s 5 tips to “never” get sick

A nurse’s 5 tips to “never” get sick

I hesitate to say I “never” get sick because that’s the equivalent to shouting out, “Here I am infectious world! Come and get me!”

Keeping germs off your hair, hands and face

Keeping germs off your hair, hands and face

Dr. Brady and Nurse Rebekah have talked about white lab coats as carriers of germs. Now, they tackle your hair, hands and face

5 things worse than germs to take home with you

5 things worse than germs to take home with you

We hate to break it to you, but there are a few other harmful hospital commodities you should be aware of.

Quiz: Are you the cleanest nurse in your unit?

Quiz: Are you the cleanest nurse in your unit?

Take our quiz and find out how you’re doing on the clean and tidy scale!

United in the fight against germs

United in the fight against germs

Nurses are demanding to know what’s really being done to curb the threat of superbugs. We’re here to bring you up to speed.

Sidestep a scare with proper scrubs care

Sidestep a scare with proper scrubs care

Here are important maintenance tips for keeping your scrubs as clean as possible.

FDA changing sterilization rules to aid in superbug fight

FDA changing sterilization rules to aid in superbug fight

We’ve been following the CRE superbug outbreak spread by duodenoscopes that have not been completely sanitized, and now the FDA is making moves to improve the safety of procedures involving these scopes.

19 shocking places where allergens hide

19 shocking places where allergens hide

Do you know all the allergens you’re around every day? Learn more about all the places allergies are hiding in the bedroom, the kitchen and at work!

Superbugs 101: What are they and what can nurses do?

Superbugs 101: What are they and what can nurses do?

Here’s a crash course in superbugs—what they are, why they have developed, what this means for nurses and what you can do to help.

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Germs have me all like…

As a nurse, do you have “germ warfare PTSD”? See if some of these situations look familiar….