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Head Lice vs. Super Lice
What are Head Lice? Head lice, or pediculosis, are tiny insects that crawl from head to head, latch onto hair follicles, and then feed on tiny droplets of blood. Sounds gross, right? School nurses, teachers and parents know these little pests are no strangers to daycare centers and elementary schools. When children are in close… Continue reading Head Lice vs. Super Lice
Which Glove Type Is Right for Me?
When purchasing gloves, there are four main things you need to know. Let’s get into them: , What Material You Need The three main types of disposable gloves are latex, nitrile and vinyl. Latex Latex is a natural material that is made from rubber. Because of the rubber-like material, latex gloves have high elasticity and fit like a second skin so they give you a great… Continue reading Which Glove Type Is Right for Me?
How to Choose the Right Glove Thickness
When making a bed, you have a top sheet, a quilt and a comforter. Each layer has a different purpose. The top sheet is thin and easily washable. The quilt is pretty but not always very functional, and thecomforter is what actually provides the warmth you need during the colder months. Since each layer is… Continue reading How to Choose the Right Glove Thickness
How to Choose the Right Glove Size
Does size matter? Glove size, that is! And the answer is yes! Hand protection is key whether you are a medical professional performing a routine exam, or if you are a police officer responding to a call at an unknown location. Your gloves are the barrier between germs and your hands. When choosing gloves, the… Continue reading How to Choose the Right Glove Size
How to Choose Between Powder and Powder-free Gloves
The most common materials for gloves include latex, vinyl and nitrile. All three materials of gloves can be available in powdered or powder-free. What’s the difference, you ask? The powder vs. powder-free conversation refers to the inside composition of the gloves and how easy they are to put on. Powdered Gloves Pros Powdered gloves have… Continue reading How to Choose Between Powder and Powder-free Gloves