MRSA is a super-scary, drug-resistant staph infection, and even Peyton Manning suffered, as I reported recently. MRSA is one of the superbugs, which are bacterial infections that have become resistant to our antibiotics.
I just read more scary news: Despite all-out efforts in prevention, superbug infections are still on the rise in Canadian hospitals, according to a Queen's University study that came out Friday.
Here are suggestions from the CDC on what you can do to protect yourself and your family from superbugs.
But if you're like me, you're more worried about MRSA. Here are more tips on preventing MRSA from Health.com:
I actually don't use antibactieral gel because I'm so worried about superbugs, though I don't know if that really helps or not. I'll find out soon and post. Meanwhile, how worried are you about this issue?
Going to baseball games
Riding bike rides in the nice weather
Playing outside after work/school
Going for walks outside