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Just in time for Global Handwashing Day, these Israeli doctors break it down - both the facts and the dance moves.

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Christeen Anderson (655)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 3:54 pm
Good post. Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 4:49 pm
JL, this is brilliant! Love it and thanks for the post!

JL A. (287)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 4:56 pm
You are welcome Christeen and Barbara!

Barbara K. (67)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 5:01 pm
Great video and great idea, keep those germs away. Thanks, JL

JL A. (287)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 5:03 pm
You are welcome Barbara!

Jane Williams (165)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 5:59 pm

Natasha Salgado (672)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 6:39 pm
Too funny--the older gals really got the jam! Thx JL

Terry V. (30)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 9:36 pm
FANTASTIC way to get people (especially kids

0 to learn and remember. GREAT teaching tool Thanks and shared

Robert O. (12)
Monday November 4, 2013, 12:40 am
Very nice. Thank you!

caroline s. (81)
Monday November 4, 2013, 12:43 am
He he, thank you, the video put a smile on my face!

Past Member (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:18 am
Very amusing it makes a change from the dour faced doctors I've seen lately.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 4:31 am

Michael Kirkby (91)
Monday November 4, 2013, 10:35 am
Funny. I can do without the antibacterial soap and antibiotics though.

Kit B. (276)
Monday November 4, 2013, 11:22 am

Wash those hands, though not with antibacterial soap. Try Dr Bonner's soap, none of us is about to perform surgery.

The antibacterial components of soaps (usually triclosan or, less commonly, triclocarbon) need to be left on a surface for about two minutes in order to work. Most people are not this patient, and end up washing off the soap before the antibacterial ingredients can do their job.

Some scientists theorize that bacteria may develop a resistance to bactericidal agents over time.

Some bacteria actually benefit us. The normal population of bacteria on our bodies not only eats our sweat, but also helps defend us against truly harmful, invasive bacteria.

Many common diseases are viral in nature, anyway, and are therefore not prevented by antibacterial products.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), antibacterial soaps are not necessary, but washing your hands thoroughly with ordinary soap and warm water is one of the most effective ways to ward off infection.

Birgit W. (155)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:18 pm
Thanks. :-)

Past Member (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:52 pm
JL and Beth S do PR work for the state of Israel.

JL A. (287)
Monday November 4, 2013, 2:18 pm
You are welcome Natasha,Terry, Robert, Caroline and Birgit
Good advice Kit.

JL A. (287)
Monday November 4, 2013, 2:20 pm
Public health is an international issue where innovative public education approaches can come from anywhere and be useful everywhere and that does not make it PR for any government entity ever.

cynthia B. (210)
Tuesday November 5, 2013, 12:08 am
Brilliant, funny and refreshing thx JL

Julie W. (28)
Tuesday November 5, 2013, 1:15 am
Cute, but I didn't like the recommendation to use antibacterial soap. Far better to scrub up with normal soap. There is a chemical called Trichlosan in many hand washes which is very bad news.

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday November 17, 2013, 2:30 am
I really enjoyed watching the Jewish people having fun with their own special dancing.

But, then, I just love the Jewish people. lol
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