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Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Handshake-free zone: keep those hands — and germs — to yourself in the hospital

Handshake-free zone: keep those hands — and germs — to yourself in the hospital

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Lower drug copays lead to reduction in hospitalizations among indigenous people in Australia

Lower drug copays lead to reduction in hospitalizations among indigenous people in Australia

Allergy-causing immune cells play life-saving role in deadly C. difficile infection

Allergy-causing immune cells play life-saving role in deadly C. difficile infection

Black children more likely to have postsurgical complications after urologic surgery

Black children more likely to have postsurgical complications after urologic surgery

N-KICS tool helps describe intensity of nursing care for children with CMC

N-KICS tool helps describe intensity of nursing care for children with CMC

Oral therapeutic drug shows promise against recurrent C. difficile infection

Oral therapeutic drug shows promise against recurrent C. difficile infection

Complex numeric data on hospital-acquired infections confuses consumers

Complex numeric data on hospital-acquired infections confuses consumers

Diabetic patients at increased risk for developing surgical site infections

Diabetic patients at increased risk for developing surgical site infections

Secondhand smoke exposure doubles risk of hospitalization for kids with asthma

Secondhand smoke exposure doubles risk of hospitalization for kids with asthma

Mobidiag announces CE-IVD marking and launching of Amplidiag C. difficile+027 test

Mobidiag announces CE-IVD marking and launching of Amplidiag C. difficile+027 test

Synthetic Biologics begins SYN-004 Phase 2a clinical trial to prevent C. difficile infection

Synthetic Biologics begins SYN-004 Phase 2a clinical trial to prevent C. difficile infection

Antibiotic nanoparticles can help treat lung infection, prevent drug resistance

Antibiotic nanoparticles can help treat lung infection, prevent drug resistance

Synthetic compound shows antibiotic action against MRSA

Synthetic compound shows antibiotic action against MRSA

Elegant Medical to receive patent for groundbreaking Stethos electronic stethoscope

Elegant Medical to receive patent for groundbreaking Stethos electronic stethoscope

C Diff Foundation to present 2014 "Raising C.difficile Awareness" conference in November

C Diff Foundation to present 2014 "Raising C.difficile Awareness" conference in November

Improvements in NICU nursing care could boost health outcomes for underweight black infants

Improvements in NICU nursing care could boost health outcomes for underweight black infants

Each day of hospitalization increases risk of multidrug-resistant by 1%

Each day of hospitalization increases risk of multidrug-resistant by 1%

SeraCare Life Sciences announces launch of new ACCURUN 501 C. difficile Control

SeraCare Life Sciences announces launch of new ACCURUN 501 C. difficile Control