Healthcare


How to Reduce Bacteria in the Kitchen

Multitasking in the kitchen can quickly lead to the dispersion of bacteria – hands move from holding raw meat to touching sinks and cabinets without washing. In fact, according to a study conducted by NSF International, kitchen sinks contain the most germs in a home...

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How to Reduce Bacteria in the Kitchen

Parkview Hospital Deploys Antimicrobial Copper Door & Cabinet Hardware

By Adam Estelle, Project Engineer for the Copper Development Association Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne, Indiana installed roughly 40 Antimicrobial Copper locksets and numerous cabinet pulls to supplement their infection control program and further enhance their commitment to patient safety.  The durable and attractive components...

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Parkview Hospital Deploys Antimicrobial Copper Door & Cabinet Hardware

Three Ways Copper Contributes to Human Health

Each year on April 7th, people around the world come together to celebrate World Health Day. This global awareness day encourages everyone to consider important health topics and to engage in an open discussion about these issues. Each person encounters thousands of materials, foods, and...

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Three Ways Copper Contributes to Human Health

Antimicrobial Copper and Healthcare Projects

By Adam Estelle Project Engineer for the Copper Development Association Even in the most proactive hospitals, actions such as opening doors, flushing toilets, and turning on faucets can expose patients, healthcare workers, and visitors to antibiotic-resistant superbugs including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus...

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Antimicrobial Copper and Healthcare Projects

Copper Intake Results in a Healthier Body

By Naima Zen A recent study at the Berkeley Lab found that copper is key to burning fat. Using mice with a genetic mutation that causes an accumulation of copper in the liver, researchers found the connection between copper and fat breakdown. In fact, copper...

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Copper Intake Results in a Healthier Body

Hospitals Discover the Benefits and Ease of Antimicrobial Copper

Even in the most proactive hospitals, bacteria can reside on surfaces for weeks and even months. But by simply installing antimicrobial copper hardware, hospitals across the country are supplementing their infection control programs.  Antimicrobial copper kills more than 99.9 percent of bacteria* on surfaces within...

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Hospitals Discover the Benefits and Ease of Antimicrobial Copper

Fitness Centers Turn to Antimicrobial Copper to Protect Athletes

By Adam Estelle, Project Engineer for the Copper Development Association Superbugs can be career enders for athletes, whether they’re on a little league team or a professional team. Simple daily actions such as opening doors and lockers, flushing toilets and turning on faucets expose athletes...

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Fitness Centers Turn to Antimicrobial Copper to Protect Athletes


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