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Green Dry Cleaning

As the Holidays come around again, most of us will be pulling out our fancier dresses and suits, our wools and dry-clean "only" clothing. But did you know that most clothes (at least for us girls) tha…

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The Single Best Way to Prevent Illness

Each new flu season we seem to be bombarded with an endless crop of suggestions on ways to keep the bugs at bay: vitamins, herbs, sanitizers, vaccines--you name it. But the most effective way to preve…

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Contaminated Soap Can Spread Bacteria

Wash your hands and watch bacteria spread. That doesn’t sound good, but a new study revealed that all the soap dispensers at an Ohio school were contaminated with bacteria that cause illness. After ki…

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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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