Category Archives: Commentary

Exploring Self-Actualization (and Germs)

Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to have had the ability to share my views with the public through the media.  Yet even more fulfilling have been the one on one interactions with people who approach me to … Continue reading

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A Germy View of the Situation in Egypt

Like millions of others worldwide, I’ve been paying close attention to the events happening in Egypt.  For the last two and a half years, the country has experienced what can be best described as a sociopolitical roller coaster ride.  The … Continue reading

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A Germ Wars Webchat…

MORE UPDATES! The webchat went extremely well!  A special ‘Thank You’ to participant “Diane G.” for sharing her longtime support.  People like her give me even more reason to continue what I am doing.  If you missed it, you can … Continue reading

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Happy #handhygiene Day!

It’s May 5th and the world is celebrating! (yes, it’s Cinco de Mayo, but it’s also…) SAVE LIVES: CLEAN YOUR HANDS DAY! Or, as I like to call it:  #handhygiene Day! The original reason for this day was to help … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is #handhygiene day!!!

It’s that time of the year again and I couldn’t be happier. Two years ago, I started #handhygiene in support of the World Health Organization’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign to improve hand hygiene in health care worldwide. Since then, #handhygiene … Continue reading

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Germygraphics…

Ever seen something in the media that just makes you smile? Today, I had that moment.  Take a look at the following advertisement for a local newspaper. Do you see it?  Way down in the bottom right hand corner. Yup, … Continue reading

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Are you a #handhygiene hero?

I don’t normally like to send readers to quizzes – I know I hate them – but this one actually made me both smile and think.  It’s called… THE HAND HYGIENE QUIZ!!! (yes, I know…inventive) Don’t let the title fool … Continue reading

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