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Taking Aim at Superbugs Discussed on C diff Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network with Dr Clifford McDonald of CDC

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TAMPA, Fla., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation, "C. diff. Spores and More," Global Broadcasting Network - innovative and educational interactive healthcare talk radio show discusses taking aim at "superbugs" and the latest Vital Signs Report results with guest Dr. Clifford McDonald, MD on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Bringing guests together, such as Dr. Clifford McDonald, MD from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one of the leading government healthcare organizations in the U.S., and internationally recognized experts on healthcare-associated infections, and the prevention of antimicrobial resistance has built a loyal listenership and continue to inform and educate listeners worldwide.

"C.diff. Spores and More" is broadcast live every Tuesday at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness channel, officially sponsored by Clorox Healthcare. Archived "C. diff. Spores and More" shows can be found here: http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2441/c-diff-spores-and-more.

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sounds the alarm on the danger of modern medicine returning to a time when simple infections were often fatal. As the latest Vital Signs Report shows, much progress has been made in our hospitals and healthcare facilities to protect patients from healthcare-associated infections. But, more work needs to be done, because many of these infections are caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria which are difficult, if not impossible to treat.

CDC believes clinicians are key to national progress in preventing infections. They have the power to change the direction of antibiotic resistance each and every time they care for their patients. It requires taking the appropriate steps every time.

"We are in a race to slow resistance, and we can't afford to let the 'superbugs' outpace us, especially in healthcare settings," stated Dr. McDonald, MD.

About the C Diff Foundation:
The C Diff Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, was founded in 2012 by Nancy C. Caralla, a nurse who was diagnosed and treated for Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infections. Through her own journey and the loss of their father to C. difficile infection involvement, Nancy recognized the need for greater awareness through education about research being conducted by the government, industry, and academia and better advocacy on behalf of patients, healthcare professionals, and researchers worldwide working to address the public health threat posed by this devastating infection.

About The C diff Foundation Executive Director:
Nancy C Caralla, hosts "C. diff. Spores and More" Global Broadcasting Network with a team focus on educating, and advocating for C. diff. infection prevention, treatments, and environmental safety - and more -- worldwide.

For information please visit http://www.cdifffoundation.org/.

Media Contact Person: Nancy Caralla, ncaralla@cdifffoundation.org.

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