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News tag: MRSA


Sharing beauty products poses dangeous health risks

7 Apr, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
 Women share beauty products and makeup brushes all the time, a practice that despite its harmless nature, it is not so. “Makeup brushes can cause viral and fungal infections,” explains dermatologist Dr. Sejal Shah. “You never know what someone has or what bacteria are growing. I recommend never sharing makeup…


Contact sports athletes carry more of MRSA superbug

10 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
College students involved in contact sports like football or soccer may run a high risk of having a superbug called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Researchers discovered that such athletes were more than twice as likely as non-contact athletes to carry the MRSA. The discovery means contact sport athletes have the…