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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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What Does Driving Greener Really Mean?

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! What does it mean to drive greener? In honor of our featured guest, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenC…

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An Ounce of Prevention In Your Hands

Do you wash your hands after using a public rest room... after changing a diaper... before eating? Chances are if you answer a telephone poll you will say you do because you know you should. …

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Green Girl Nips Bacteria in the Bud

It's that time of year again. The weather is changing, and people are getting sick in hordes. It's bad. There are lines out the door at health services, and everywhere you go people are coughing an…

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Germ-Free Hands: Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I have to admit I am scared of germs because I work in NYC but don't live in NYC, so I use a lot of public restrooms, both on the commuter trains and elsewhere. I don't want to use the d…

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Homemade Hand Sanitizer

If you want a safe hand sanitizer without potentially harmful chemicals, try this all-natural formula. It is perfect for all skin types, and the kitchen-cupboard ingredients really work to kill germs.…

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