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When and How to Wash Your Hands (the Right Way)

No other part of the body is as exposed to germs as our hands. If we go on to touch noses, mouths, or food with unwashed hands, these germs will be transferred into the body. For this reason, the Cent…

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Antibacterial Soap Ingredient Triclosan Now Linked to Liver Fibrosis

The marketing claim is 'antibacterial' still sells soap. I know this because people are still buying it, which I know because it is still all over the shelves at the supermarket. That apparently mean…

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Minnesota Bans Triclosan, Ingredient in Antibacterial Soaps

Minnesota is taking on the superbugs, thanks to a recent bill that prohibits the use of triclosan in retail consumer hygiene products. The bill, signed by Governor Mark Drayton, creates a ban starting…

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FDA Steps Up on Triclosan (kinda?)

Triclosan - a dangerous additive in antibacterial products - may be getting stricter regulation from the FDA, but does the new rule go far enough? The agency proposed a rule on December 15th that w…

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4 Rules for Dirt, Germs and Other Friendly Filth

By Mary Ruebush PhD, Experience Life Hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere these days — in schools, gyms, and offices of all kinds. Most parents feel compelled to carry a bottle of the stuff o…

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Antibacterial Soap In Schools?

Schools across the country will be opening their doors in the next few days. With shrinking budgets, and outsize demands for basic supplies, parents are being asked to pick up the bill…and retailers a…

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The 7 Germiest Public Places

Avoid touching these surfaces in public places to stay healthy. Excerpt from The List Maker’s Get-Healthy Guide, By the Editors of Prevention An average adult can touch as many as 30 objects w…

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