C. Diff.

The tail of C. diff: Dog can detect illness with accuracy, researchers say

The tail of C. diff: Dog can detect illness with accuracy, researchers say

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Finally, some good news about a Cliff. After two months of training, a two-year-old beagle named Cliff demonstrated success at being able to detect C. diff in stool samples in a lab environment, researchers in Netherlands have discovered.

The gift of gallows humor

The gift of gallows humor

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Comedienne Tig Notaro — from what I've been able to glean in my relatively brief history as a fan of her comedy — does not appear to have any connection with the long-term care industry. But in listening to her now famous standup act that announced her diagnosis of breast cancer, I had a feeling many in the LTC field would welcome her as one of their own.