Showing posts from 2009

When flu comes home...

Pomegranates and MRSA

Media and the Public Health Response

More on infections transmitted by donor organs

Anthrax in the US

Honesty and fairness in public reporting: Some wishes for the New Year

The weekend: It's a good thing!

A video worth a thousand words

Another H1N1 Vaccine Recall (FluMist)

The revolving door syndrome

Walter Stamm (1945-2009)

What is happening to public health departments?

In the news

Spiraling empiricism

Last Minute Gift Suggestions

Come to the Decennial!

Atul Gawande - The Checklist Manifesto

H1N1 Vaccine Recall (Sanofi Pasteur) - Swine Flu Vaccine Recall

Why can't we do this in hospitals?

Healthcare reform and cost containment

Grassroots health care reform

"The Truth about Tamiflu"

Looking for bugs in all the wrong places

The end of the beginning...


Welcome, Eli!


So how bad was the H1N1 pandemic?

Slimmer faster

Carnivores beware!

Influenza miscellany


Quieting down on the H1N1 front

Azoles on the farm

Infection control across the pond

Infections in the ICU: New data, new insights

Positive deviance and common sense

A low-cost but effective hand hygiene observation program

New Jersey hospital bans neckties

More freaky feedback, please

Looking for a flu shot?

Impact of bare below the elbows on hand hygiene

Tamiflu-resistant H1N1

Move over, MRSA and VRE....

Doctors and neckties

Occupational hazard

I guess we left compassion off the checklist

More on doctors' attire

Tunnel vision

Genetically engineered viruses, distributed from the air by government officials!

Swine flu mortality estimate

Swine flu and the blood supply


I'll beat a dead horse...

More on the vaccine maldistribution problem

"Not a retraction"....the pushback

Mask study FAIL

Intermountain Healthcare

H1N1 infects cat

SuperFreakonomics and the hospital epidemiologist

Never mind!

Public perception of flu vaccine categories

Happy Halloween!

“Does the Vaccine Matter?”

Flu vaccine: Too good to be true?

More on H1N1 after seasonal flu vaccination

Anti-vaccine movement gaining strength

No MRSA here!

Ethanol lock for the prevention of CLABSI

Statins and surgical site infections

Shortages and Confusion

Vaccine mandate terminated

I got nothin'

Pregnancy and H1N1

High O2 and SSIs

A grand celebration

More on vaccine mandates

Judge nixes NY State flu vaccine mandate, for now

OSHA places health care workers at risk


New H1N1 infection control guidance from CDC


Does anyone want this vaccine? Anyone? Anyone?


Public reporting of HAIs: Getting it right