Daily Archives: September 22, 2015


New CDC Recommendations to Improve Hospital Antibiotic Use 1

New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise all nursing homes to improve antibiotic prescribing practices and reduce their inappropriate use to protect residents from the consequences of antibiotic-resistant infections, such as C. difficile. To guide these improvements, CDC released a new resource: Core Elements of Read the full article…

Antibiotic Use

CPSC Approves New Safety Rule for Seasonal and Decorative Lights

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new safety rule for seasonal and decorative lights allows the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to remove hazardous products from the market more effectively, but does not require manufacturers to do additional testing or paperwork. The CPSC unanimously approved (5-0) and published this new final safety Read the full article…

Seasonal and Decorative Lights