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Ties get the boot for British doctors

Hartford Courant, May 27, 2008
The National Health Service has recently barred British physicians from wearing neckties, jewelry, and long sleeves, all in the name of disease prevention. Officials there are particularly concerned about antibiotic-resistant diseases such as MRSA. Some U.S. doctors find the move strange, and say there are better ways to prevent the spread of germs to patients.