Copper Reduces Nosocomial Infections by 58%

When I was teaching Public Health at the graduate level at UMDNJ, the notion of how nosocomial infections  spread was a major source of my research intrigue.  What constitutes a nosocomial infection?  Patient-to-patient MRSA?  The patient’s own flora?  A rouge and evil nurse?  The answer to all those questions is a resounding, “Yes!”

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Mastodon: The Hunter Review

There are many ways by which I discover new music. There are blogs, magazine reviews — but my absolute preferred way to discover new music is through the recommendations of my friends. For the most part the recommendations are spot on and I completely love the albums. Sometimes I don’t care for the music too much. In the case of the new album by Mastodon, Hunter, I am still not entirely sure about how I feel about the album despite listening to it a number of times.

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The Vox amPlug Review

I love my ’65 Fender Princeton Reverb Amp — but there are times in a beginner Bluesman’s life when you need quiet and discretion while rehearsing or recording.  Enter the Vox series of amPlug “speaker replacements” that allow you to practice and perform in private with some of the greatest sounds you will ever hear.

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Slipknot Sing the Poetics

I am not a heavy metal fan — the harsh, unrelenting bass and drums do not appeal to me melodically — but that doesn’t mean I’m not a fan of Slipknot, for I am, and here’s why:

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