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Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness and the Office | Forbes

Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness and the Office | Forbes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Employees who work in close quarters are particularly susceptible to the flu--but there are steps you can take to help reduce your chances of getting (or spreading) the flu at work.
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It's easier than ever to go organic this fall | Arizona Daily Star

It's easier than ever to go organic this fall | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Organic plant sales you won't want to miss in the coming weeks.
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Regents approve UA veterinary medicine degree | Arizona Daily Wildcat

FLAGSTAFF — The Arizona Board of Regents approved a committee’s recommendation for implementing a veterinary medicine degree program at the UA during its meeting at the Northern Arizona University campus on Thursday.
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Rockets blast off at Maplewood Center | Hometown Life (CA)

Rockets blast off at Maplewood Center | Hometown Life (CA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Garden City students can send Rockets to the Rescue as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Maplewood Community Center.



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Caterpillars bugging you? Blame the monsoon | Arizona Republic

Caterpillars bugging you? Blame the monsoon | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Bobbie Frink could not even step out of the car. Outside, thousands of fat, green caterpillars wriggled and writhed their way across the street.
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How fast does the flu spread around your office? | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

How fast does the flu spread around your office? | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Several recent studies show how unprepared Arizonans are for the flu season, especially those who work. Here's how to stay healthy.
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How long does it take for a virus to spread through an office? | Tech Times

Researchers from the University of Arizona found that viruses spread within hours in the workplace. The new study found the best way to prevent 80 to 99 percent of future germs.
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A single doorknob can contaminate up to 60 percent of people in a building in 4 hours | Philly (PA) News

Viruses can spread from a single doorknob to 40 to 60 percent of surfaces and people in a building in just a few hours, according to a new study.
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University of Arizona researchers present study on spread of flu virus | Vaccine News Daily

University of Arizona researchers present study on spread of flu virus | Vaccine News Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Contamination of a single tabletop or doorknob in office buildings, hotels and healthcare facilities could expose a majority of workers and visitors to the flu virus within hours, according to new research from the University of Arizona.

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Hand quicker than sneeze in spreading disease | Calgary (CA) Herald

Hand quicker than sneeze in spreading disease | Calgary (CA) Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Viruses can spread from a single doorknob to 40 to 60 per cent of surfaces and people in a building in just a few hours, according to a new study.
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STUDY: Doorknobs can infect office buildings in few hours | KNXV (TV-Phoenix)

STUDY: Doorknobs can infect office buildings in few hours | KNXV (TV-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona releases a study about germy doorknobs traveling fast in office buildings. 
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Hand quicker than sneeze in spreading disease | Vancouver (BC) Sun

Hand quicker than sneeze in spreading disease | Vancouver (BC) Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Viruses can spread from a single doorknob to 40 to 60 per cent of surfaces and people in a building in just a few hours, according to a new study.
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From doorknob to whole building in 4 hours: how quickly viruses spread | South China Morning Post

From doorknob to whole building in 4 hours: how quickly viruses spread | South China Morning Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

From a couple of doorknobs, bugs were spread rapidly through an entire building. Viruses can spread from a single doorknob to 40 to 60 per cent of surfaces and people in a building in just a few hours, according to a new study.

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Man-made evolution is happening, and it's time to control it | Phys.org

Man-made evolution is happening, and it's time to control it | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Planting pesticide-free cotton as a refuge for the pert pink bollworm caterpillar has slowed bollworms in neighboring cotton fields from developing resistance to pesticides because they breed with the pesticide-free population.
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Arthropods at Student Union for Arizona Insect Festival | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Arthropods at Student Union for Arizona Insect Festival | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tarantulas and cockroaches and beetles — oh, my! This is not the start to a new version of “The Wizard of Oz,” but, rather, just some of the arthropods that were present Sunday at the fourth annual Arizona Insect Festival.
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Regents approve UA veterinary school | Arizona Daily Star

Regents approve UA veterinary school | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Will reduce costs for vet students who now must go out of state.
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4-H challenges youth to solve a global crisis | Wayne Independent (Honesdale, PA)

 Youth in Sullivan County are invited to design and build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims as
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Rainy season leaves Arizona crawling with caterpillars | USA Today

The caterpillars are a common sight during Arizona's monsoon season, but this year's brood seems particularly large.
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Viruses spread quickly through offices | Health Central

A study at the University of Arizona found that within only a few hours, a virus commonly known as the “stomach flu” can spread through a busy office building, simply from a contaminated elevator button or light switch.

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Hand Beats Sneeze for Spreading Viruses | MedPage Today

The hand may be quicker than the sneeze when it comes to spreading viruses, a researcher said.

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Viruses can spread through office buildings within hours, study shows | Panorama (Yerevan, Armenia)

It takes just a few hours for a virus to spread through an office building, hotel or healthcare facility, according to a new study, the Daily Mail reports.

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Door Handle Sanitizer Keeps Fast-Spreading Germs Off of Doctors' Hands | Healthline News

The moral of the story is that you really, really need to wash your hands, especially around people in poor health.
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Gross! Viruses Only Need 2 Hours to Spread | Shape Magazine

Gross! Viruses Only Need 2 Hours to Spread | Shape Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you feel like you pick up every little cold within a 100-mile radius of you, you're probably right. Turns out, viruses spread way faster than we thought they did. In fact, they can go from your
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Germaphobes Beware The Dreaded Door Knob | Today Facilities Manager

New research indicates that the germiest thing in a building is the very first item most people touch as they enter.
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Just one germ-laden doorknob can infect entire building in hours, study says | Fox News

Just one germ-laden doorknob can infect entire building in hours, study says | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
"The hand is quicker than the sneeze in the spread of disease," warns the lead author of a study that found a single germ-laden doorknob can spread a virus throughout a building in the space of hours.
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You Will Not Believe How Quickly a Virus Can Spread in Your Office | Women's Health Magazine

You Will Not Believe How Quickly a Virus Can Spread in Your Office | Women's Health Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Well this news will make you want to quarantine yourself inside your cubicle: Viruses can spread through buildings in just a few short hours, according to a new study presented at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Raise your hand if you have the sudden urge to take a hot shower!

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