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Clean Hands Save Lives (video)

This is a video from the Center for Disease Control about the importance of frequent hand washing. Some scientists estimate that up to 80 percent of all diseases are transmitted by the hands and germs can live on our hands for quite some time.

Clean hands save lives. Washing your hands properly is the most important thing you can do to stay healthy and stay well.

Photo credit: Arlington County

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6:05PM PDT on Apr 21, 2012

Thanks!

4:26AM PDT on Sep 3, 2011

thanks

1:13PM PDT on Apr 7, 2011

Good to remember.. Wash our hands.. Thanks for posting it.

3:57AM PDT on Mar 17, 2011

not to wash...disgusting.

11:31PM PDT on Oct 27, 2010

Awesome article, thanks for sharing.

7:06AM PDT on Oct 24, 2010

Thanks for sharing - it can't be done to many times, wash, wash, wash your hands

4:48PM PDT on Oct 23, 2010

Momma was right WASH YOUR HANDS!!!

11:07AM PDT on Oct 17, 2010

There are so many of us that dont do the simplest thing,washing your hands is the key to a healthy system.

4:01AM PDT on Oct 16, 2010

I hate when people don't wash their hands after sitting on "the throne". utterly disgusting.

1:57PM PDT on Oct 15, 2010

being water has a good product one2tap, that cuts off waste from the sink. so you canwash as long as you need without wasting water.

Also, there's no need to use antibacterial soap, regular soap works just as well.

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