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CDC Report: HAIs Declining
February 20, 2013 — The rate of health care-associated infections (HAIs) in the United States has declined since 2008, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report... (rest of article)

CDC Confirms New Strain of Whooping Cough
February 7, 2013 — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked a new strain of pertussis (whooping cough) to dozens of outbreaks over the past year as detailed in a report published in the... (rest of article)

CDC Releases Foodborne Illness Report
January 29, 2013 — More than 1,500 confirmed outbreaks of foodborne illness occurred in 2009 and 2010 according to a recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. The CDC confirmed 1,527... (rest of article)

EPA Report: Air Pollutant Emissions Down 8%
January 16, 2013 — The total of toxic releases into air in 2011 declined 8 percent from 2010, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The TRI... (rest of article)

Report: Flu Activity Remains Elevated
January 15, 2013 — Influenza activity in the United States remains elevated, according to a recently released U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. The CDC reported that 24 states have... (rest of article)

Ecolab Forecasts Earnings Growth
January 8, 2013 — Ecolab, Inc. expects strong sales and earnings growth to continue in 2013. The company anticipates adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS), excluding special gains and charges from discrete tax... (rest of article)

Baird/ISSA Chemical & Hygiene Services Survey Results Now Available
January 3, 2013 — ISSA, in partnership with Robert W. Baird & Co., has released the results of the second quarterly survey on trends and economic data within the cleaning industry. Baird, a global financial... (rest of article)

Study: 84% of Americans Go to Work Sick
January 2, 2013 — Eighty-four percent of employed U.S. adults admit to having gone to work while sick, according to a recent Harris Interactive telephone poll. Commissioned by Cintas Corp., the independent study... (rest of article)

Study: Dirty Gyms Lead to Lost Business
December 28, 2012 — Eighty-eight percent of U.S. adults would not return to exercise in a gym or athletic facility if they found it to have cleanliness issues, according to a recent Harris Interactive telephone poll.... (rest of article)

KBM Offers New Year's Resolutions for Facility Managers
December 18, 2012 — The New Year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start over again. It's a time when many Americans resolve to lose weight or volunteer more. For facility managers, the New Year... (rest of article)

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