January 8, 2016

SportsMed: The reality of MRSA

Staph and MRSA outbreaks among student-athletes are a major concern for colleges and universities. Staph bacteria, and MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant strain of staph, have migrated from hospital settings, where they are commonplace, into locker rooms ...

May 20, 2015

Lawsuit claims turf gave prep football player MRSA

An Ohio high school football player has filed a lawsuit against two school districts after sustaining a cut during a game he claims led to a staph infection. [caption id="attachment_12838" align="alignright" width="318"] An Ohio prep football play...

August 22, 2012

Three tips for keeping facilities clean, athletes healthy

You know the drill at private health and fitness clubs. First, you use the machine. Then, you clean the machine. Keeping equipment clean and germ-free is important in these facilities because of high traffic. Likewise, dozens of athletes walk thro...