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Clinical Briefs for Friday, November 8

Loss of food enjoyment can isolate cancer patients … No hospital disinfectants can kill off C. difficile bacterium … Study helps explain why exercise guards against heart disease … ‘First-of-its-kind’ Medicaid project to increase access to behavioral health treatments

Better guidelines needed: expert.

Disinfectant exposure may increase nurses’ COPD risk

Nurses who regularly use bleach and other disinfectants on the job appear to have a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to research presented in September at the European Respiratory Society International Congress.

Clorox disinfectants registered with EPA

Clorox Healthcare Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectants are now registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to kill microorganisms on hard and soft surfaces.

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