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The Way to Keep Your House Healthy

Your house is a haven which ought to be secure, comfortable, and wholesome. Unseen Risks throughout your house can impact you and your household's well-being. Not bump-in-the-night, paranormal intruders, but substances, viruses, germs, and other insects may do you damage if left unattended.
Below are some Frequent trouble areas around the house, and cleaning services groton ct answers on how To keep a healthy and safe home.
Everyone gravitates into the kitchen. Centre, as well as family space, it is ground zero for the toughest places in the house, as every surface is a magnet for bacteria, viruses, germs, roaches, and other insects.
A sponge, though no larger than your hand, can take tens of thousands of Germs and food-borne germs, if it is not washed or stored correctly.
Fabric dish towels may also harbor unhealthy germs, even if they're Only employed for drying sterile dishes.
Never cut vegetables or fruits on the Exact Same cutting board you use to slit Raw meat, if you don't wash it involving chops. Maintaining raw and veggies meat split will prevent cross contamination as well as the potential spread of salmonella, E. coli, along with other dangerous bacteria.
Utilize a little counter wisdom by maintaining all surfaces washed and Sanitized once you cook. This excess step will help remove food germs like Campylobacter, a frequent cause of diarrhea, also will discourage roaches from feasting on the leftovers left to the counter. These family pests may take quite a few germs and may also trigger allergies and asthma in some individuals.
Soap and water. 1 teaspoon of chlorine bleach per quart of plain water will do just fine. This excess step can help kill any germs that are lingering.
Keep a lid potential roach infestation by washing utensils and dishes Immediately after ingestion, keeping food in tightly sealed containers, and storing trash in a container having a lid on it.
Toilet
The toilet is a comparatively new thing. For centuries, people Relied upon outhouses and public bathrooms, and for good reason -- to keep waste and germs away from living quarters. These days, we've got the luxury of baths and baths, and in such areas germs could be lurking in which you would not expect them.
Toilet manage
The bathroom may be a Simple mark for possible health hazards in the bathroom, Nonetheless, it's for a reason you may not expect. Sure, you understand to maintain the bowl The chair tidy, but how often do you wash the flush handle? Rotavirus, Enterococcus, along with other nasty insects may live there. Enterococcus can cause Gastroenteritis, whilst rotavirus is the most frequent cause of diarrhea among Kids. Maintain the flush deal sanitized using a disinfectant that especially Lists these undesirable guests on the tag.

Healthy cleaning ideas

Center executives finally have a better comprehension of how cleaning may influence the building's occupants, and customers are getting more savvy about the topic as a result of the media.
Cleaning having an eye on wellness helps decrease "sick building syndrome," ailments and respiratory problems - and it gains not just the building's occupants, but also the cleaning personnel, because cleaner and healthy workplaces often experience less absenteeism among employees.
Though cleansing for wellness is essential in any sort of facility, it is crucial in areas such as hospitals (where patients might have compromised immune systems) and colleges (because asthma is your third-ranking cause of hospitalization among people younger than 15 decades old). To deal with the matter, cleaning services haverhill ma discussed with specialists who outline details about the best way best to employ an effective cleaning program that boosts the health of building occupants and cleaning employees.
Cross-contamination
Cross-contamination is a substantial problem for cleaning sections; after all, entirely cleansing one place and then dragging germs and dirt into a different area of the building surpasses the objective of cleaning.
Microfiber Miracle
The way of cleaning flooring has certainly changed through time. Before cross-contamination was a problem, cleaners would utilize chain mops and a bucket of water and cleaning compounds -- dipping repeatedly before the ground seemed clean.
Nowadays, however, cleaners have options when it comes to cleaning. Ergonomic cotton mops used together with advanced bucket methods may avert cross-contamination. And microfiber mops have been shown to be an advantage to some cleaning arsenal due to its ability to pick up dust and dirt greater than other materials.
Cleaning equipment in order that specific tools are utilized only for specific jobs. In Other words, that rag which has been utilized on the bathroom will not make its way into the Sink taps, background or telephone.

While You Were Sleeping – Majority of Physicians Now Support Single Payer.

Mike Magee During the dog days of summer, the Trump Administration has continued its attempts to dismantle the ACA, bit by bit. But in the process, they are inadvertently reinforcing  the foundations for more comprehensive reform supported not only by a majority of patients, but also now by a majority of their physicians. Consider last […]

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Will the Health Care Bubble Burst in 2019?

source Mike Magee In the dead heat of the summer of 2018, we’re experiencing an epic  “non-real fight” over “non-real work” with potential real consequences in 2019. The initial battle lines were drawn some months back when Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon recognized a unique opportunity to dip into the wasteful troughs of […]

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Number of Separated Children Now 4,100 and climbing!

As Health Commentary predicted this week, the number of missing children resulting from the Trump “zero-tolerance” policy would far exceed 2,300. New estimates by NBC News place the number at 4,100 and climbing. Will it be 5,000, 10,000, more? We don’t know. From NBC News: “Officials have said that at least 2,342 children were separated from […]

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ProPublica Has Mapped 97 Immigrant Children Retention Sites – Please Help!

1450 Children Here ProPublica has established an open source registry to identify and map all immigrant children retention sites. So far, 97 sites all over the US have been verified. The Trump administration says there are only 2,300 children out there. But the Walmart site in Texas has 1,450 alone. If you are caring for […]

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Doctors and Nurses – Called To “Bear Witness!”

Mike Magee Edmund Burke, a member of the British Parliament in 1787, stated “There are Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporters Gallery yonder, there sits a Fourth Estate more important far than they all.” Even lacking formal recognition by the political system, Burke was acknowledging the “indirect but significant influence on society” of […]

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The Pharmacy Benefit Manger (PBM) Syndicate

Mike Magee “Syndicate: a self-organizing group of individuals, companies, corporations or entities formed to transact some specific business, to pursue or promote a shared interest. In most cases formed groups aim to scale up their profits.” Drug channel companies including Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) (like United Healthcare’s Optum, Express Scripts and CVS/Caremark) and distributors (like […]

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The House of Medicine Stands Tall – A Day of Reckoning.

 VIDEO   Mike Magee Last evening, the normally controlled Rachel Maddow could no longer contain her humanity when forced to report that the Trump administration has been placing innocent babies and and other young children in three  “tender age shelters” in south Texas. She broke down in tears and could not speak on camera. Long […]

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Does Maternal Health Care in America Deserve Its “Me-Too” Moment?

Mike Magee The U.S. birth rate dropped for the second year in a row, down 3% from the prior year, the largest decline since 2010. In 2017, there were nearly 4 million births, 500,000 fewer births than in 2007, even though there has been a 7% increase in women 20 to 39, prime childbearing years, […]

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Is it time for the “next” health care, or a total reboot?

Mike Magee This week’s big news is no big surprise. “Medicare’s Trust Fund Is Set to Run Out in 8 Years. Social Security, 16”, said the New York Times. We told you so, screamed the Republicans, anxious to fulfill Paul Ryan’s dream of taming endowments. We told you so, blared the Democrats, claiming this was […]

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Cutting Safety Net Sends Health Status Lower in U.S.

Mike Magee A Commonwealth Fund study in 2015 compared 13 nations on cost and quality. As most know by now, the U.S. finished near the bottom in quality measures and at the very top, by far, in cost. But the chart that drew my attention was the one above showing health expenditures vs. total spending […]

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How to gin up the Base: “Repeal and Replace” – again?

Mike Magee It’s been 11 months since Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gave the thumbs down to repealing Obamacare. But get ready for another push at “Repeal and Replace!” That’s what’s circulating within the halls of Congress right now. This has little to do with over-riding the wishes of the majority of Americans, and more to […]

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Juul – Fun Facts!

Mike Magee Most everyone by now has heard about Juul, the leading brand name for e-cigarettes. But, for most of us, that’s where our knowledge begins and ends – except for a growing awareness that there’s a controversy brewing about risk, teenage use, school policy, and profiteering by Big Tobacco which is getting a piece […]

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You Are Your DNA – or Are You???

Source: U. of Utah Epigenetics Mike Magee Early in my career, embryology and physiology competed for my affection. What they had in common was functionality – one developmental with time dependent triggers and the other driven by feedback loops with humoral packets of information traveling through blood channels or along neurons. I viewed both processes […]

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Where will reform come next, and who will lead the way?

Mike Magee “On résiste à l’invasion des armées; on ne résiste pas à l’invasion des idées.”  – Victor Hugo. It’s useful for all health professionals  to reflect on the words of this 19th century French writer. The translation: “Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.” As the AEI […]

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DACA and the Health Benefits of a “Shot at Upward Mobility”.

Mike Magee A recent paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, reported out in The Atlantic, began with the health outcomes in DACA children but ended with thoughts on why a teenage girl in Mississippi is 15 times more likely to give birth than her counterpart in Switzerland. DACA is a favorite topic of […]

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How to Prep One Pan (Detox) Dinners

If I’m being honest, I hate all the clean up in my kitchen after prepping real, whole foods for my family.  We do a ton of clean food cooking at our house which means a lot of dishes.  This immense cleanup seems to occur at least five nights a week…if not more.  Thankfully, my hubby […]

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What Uwe Reinhardt (or Angus Deaton) Would Say About HC Costs.

Mike Magee A March 13, 2018 article written by scholars from the London School of Economics and published in JAMA focused on an all too familiar subject – comparative health care costs in America. That article was accompanied by a number of editorial reaction pieces including the one written by Zeke Emanuel who generated the […]

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How Trump May Help Us Liberalize American Health.

Mike Magee In this week’s The New Yorker, David Remnick reflects on “Trump’s illiberalism” and its’ test of the resilience of  “sturdy-seeming American values” and the endurance of  “institutions that the President has scorned and threatened.” He sees active turnout in the 2018 midterm elections as part of the test, but also suggests that any […]

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Hospital Obsolescence or Hospital Reinvention?

Mike Magee Two weeks ago Zeke Emanuel asked the question “Are hospitals becoming obsolete?” In his New York Times Op-Ed he flagged the high water mark for the industry as 1981, a year when 6,933 hospitals nationwide admitted 39 million patients or 171 for every 1000 Americans. Thirty five years later, our population has grown […]

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The Basics of Pharma Kickbacks – Opaque & Complex

Mike Magee With great fanfare, the New York Times announced this week that UnitedHealthcare   “would stop keeping millions of dollars in discounts it gets from drug companies and share them with its customers.” For awhile, pharma, insurers, pharmacies and PBMs have been pointing fingers at each other over escalating costs. That’s become more difficult of […]

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The Simplification Movement in American Healthcare

CDC Obesity Map Mike Magee As the debate over health care in America rages on, the great lie oft repeated but never defended is that our system is exceptional and too complex to wrestle to the ground. That is the breech, reinforced over half a century that has left our citizens and now our entire […]

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Parkland Teens Teach “Positive Leadership”!

nbcnewyork.com Mike Magee At this time of year my wife and I always try to see the movies nominated for an Academy Award. Recently  we saw Darkest Hour, up for Best Picture as well as a Best Actor nod to Gary Oldman in his role as Winston Churchill. The film begins with Dunkirk and the […]

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Best Foods to Eat During the Winter for Detox (Seasonal Foods)

Winter is brutal on your body. I know it’s definitely brutal on mine! I’m tired of the cold temps, gray days and mud all over.  So I’ve learned to take extra special care of my body during this season of bugs, illness, close quarters, and crazy commitments.  My plan includes eating seasonal foods that support […]

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Health Coverage “Black Eye” Needs a #MeToo Wake-Up Call.

Mike Magee It came as no surprise to #MeToo’ers across the nation that Gen. John Kelly expressed “shock” about Rob Porter’s eye-blackening abuse of his first wife, of which he was informed months before; any more than they were taken aback that Mike Pence fell back on his now well-worn defense, “This is the first […]

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Hiding In America’s “Deep Poverty Problem” is Health Care.

Mike Magee Angus Deaton, the Princeton professor and Nobel Laureate who documented the tie between America’s raging prescription opioid epidemic and the first multi-year decline in U.S. life expectancy in our history, has done it again. This time it’s America’s poor in a New York Times Op-ed title “The U.S. Can No Longer Hide From […]

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Health Reform – Is This a 1960s Moment?

Mike Magee Quietly rising out of the ashes of the Republican led campaign to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, are pragmatic efforts, not focused on “if”, but focused on “how” and “when” the U.S. will join all other developed nations and provide all of her citizens with affordable, high-quality care. Last week, a […]

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