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Health & Wellness

The Surprising Reason Americans Might Be Obese, Anxious and Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: hygiene, obesity, depression, sanitizers, germs, bacteria )

Freya
- 179 days ago - alternet.org
Do you remember the "hygiene hypothesis" of the late 1990s? It theorized that humans had so over-sanitized their environment with disinfectants and hand cleansers, our immune systems were no longer doing their jobs.
Don't Touch That! 8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Germs in Public Places
Health & Wellness  (tags: germs, germ warfare, health, warning, disease, prevention )

Nancy
- 1255 days ago - aarp.org
On average, an adult can touch as many as 30 objects within a minute, including germ-harboring, high-traffic surfaces such as light switches, doorknobs, phone receivers and remote controls. At home, you do all you can to keep germs at bay. But what...
Alcohol-Based Hand Disinfectants Improve Business Productivity, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: cold, flu, viruses, germs, hand sanitizer, office productivity, environment, health, medicine, prevention, protection )

Nancy
- 1467 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The placement of alcohol-based hand disinfectants in businesses can reduce illness and absenteeism amongst the work force. A study published in the open access journal, BMC Infectious Diseases, has found that incidences of absenteeism in public admini
Mobile Phones Have 18 Times More Bacteria Than Toilet Handle Read More: Http://Www.Dailymail.Co.Uk/Sci encetech/Article-1298057/
Health & Wellness  (tags: mobile, phone, bacteria, bacterial infections, germs )

Sophie
- 1496 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They are pretty much essential, but you may want to ditch your mobile phone for ever after reading this.The average handset carries 18 times more potentially harmful germs than a flush handle in a men's toilet, tests have revealed.
Germ Facts for Flu Season
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flu, Germs, Disease, Health, Fitness )

Nancy
- 1687 days ago - nursingdegree.net
Ahead of the Flu season, you may want to set thing in order. From kitchen sinks to bathtubs and from office phones to make up kits, you will find germs everywhere. This infographic is an eye-opener for all of us.
Drug-Resistant Infections Lurk in Meat We Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, safety, risks, health, drugs, infections, animals, humans, antibiotics, food, germs, meat )

Tonya
- 1708 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Animals routinely fed antibiotics harbor virulent germs that jump to people
New Research: Natural Exposure to Everyday Germs May Protect Kids From Disease as Adults
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthy, germs, children, interesting )

Lone
- 1715 days ago - naturalnews.com
NaturalNews) Gone are the days when play time for kids often meant getting dirty making mud "pies", splashing in mud puddles and creeks, and climbing trees -- and when children washed their hands, mostly just before a meal, it was with plain soap and
Hospitals 'Are Wrong to Ban Flowers as a Health Threat'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flowers, Patients, Germs, Hospitals, News )

Alisa
- 1720 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hospitals that ban flowers in an attempt to stop infections spreading are actually slowing patients' recovery, researchers have found.
C.Diff ~ THE NEXT DEADLY VIRUS
Health & Wellness  (tags: clostridium difficle, hospitals, doctors, nurses, strain, mutant, germs )

Vicky
- 2129 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Overuse of antibiotics has allowed the germ to develop resistance in recent years, doctors said, and this is the mutant strain they're afraid of. 78% percent of cleaned surfaces were still contaminated; only bleach will kill the germ.
Your House: The Most Toxic Places
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxic house, home toxins, germs, household chemicals, green alternatives )

RC
- 2256 days ago - living.health.com
Discover what areas of your house harbor unseen dangers. Good links to explore each place identified along with hints on how to detoxify. A must read!
Teddy Bears Banned From Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, hospitals, children, disease, infections, germs, teddy bears, toys, banned )

Jacquelin
- 2289 days ago - news.com.au
THE humble teddy bear and soft toys will be restricted in Melbourne hospitals because of fears they could harbour dangerous germs. The Royal Children's Hospital has banned donations of second-hand soft toys and restricts children from sharing toys they
Your Keyboard: Dirtier Than a Toilet
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, humans, illness, keyboards, staph, e-coli, germs, prevention )

Jacquelin
- 2310 days ago - abcnews.go.com
How dirty is your Qwerty? It turns out that your computer keyboard could put a host of potentially harmful bacteria -- including E. coli and staph -- quite literally at your fingertips. Sure, it may sound like a hypochondriac's excuse to stay away
Fatal Germ Found on Production Line at Dairy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, germs, cows, society, humans, illness, safety )

Danielle
- 2416 days ago - boston.com
A germ that killed three people and sickened two others originated on the production line of a mom-and-pop dairy in Shrewsbury, state disease investigators reported yesterday as they provided the clearest evidence yet of how milk became contaminated with
The Epidemic of Antibiotic Resistant Infections: A Call to Action for the Medical Community From the IDSA
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, health, government, IDSA, antibiotics, MRSA, Staph, germs, healthcare, illness, humans, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, warning )

Dave
- 2440 days ago - journals.uchicago.edu
The ongoing explosion of antibiotic‐resistant infections continues to plague global and US health care. Meanwhile, an equally alarming decline has occurred in the research and development of new antibiotics to deal with the threat. In response . . .
"NOT-SO-SAFE" THANKSGIVING DINNERS!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Thanksgiving meals, food safety, foodborne illnesses, US, hospitalizations, deaths, food safety, germs, health safety, food preparation, guidelines )

K. A.
- 2477 days ago - cnn.com:80
DINNER COUNTDOWN TO SAFETY: there are 76 million cases of foodborne illness in the United States every year, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths. Thanksgiving dinner is about as relaxing as sitting in holiday traffic!!
 

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