May 26, 2015

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  • Disposable Gloves
    Ask the Experts

    Disposable Gloves

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you've ever wondered how much protection disposable gloves provide at the deli counter and elsewhere, you aren't the only one. There are many factors that can improve—or impair—effectiveness.

  • Can Ants Harm Health?
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    Can Ants Harm Health?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Can a large mass of ants transmit infectious diseases to people? In theory, yes, say the experts, since ants can carry bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella.

  • Pneumococcal Vaccine
    Wellness Tip

    Pneumococcal Vaccine

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you’re 50 or over and have not been vaccinated against pneumococcal disease, talk with your doctor about getting the improved pneumococcal vaccine (Prevnar), which was recently approved for this age group.