Hand hygiene education reduces infections; Doctor faces prescription drug charges;

> Hand hygiene knowledge leads to fewer infections, according to a study published in American Journal of Infection Control, reports UPI. Article

> A physician and orthopedic assistant at Rhode Island Hospital face federal drug charges of conspiring to distribute prescription drugs to hospital employees using forged prescriptions, reports the Providence Journal. Article

> Southwest Alabama Medical in Thomasville abruptly closed, citing serious financial issues, reports Fox. Article

> Protesters rallied at the State Health Department in New York over the recent announcement of Peninsula Hospital in Queens closing its doors, reports the New York Daily News. Protesters are calling for a state investigation of its finances before it closes. Article

> A hospital herb garden helps patients heal faster, providing patients with fresh air and exercise, reports the Associated Press. Article

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