germs

Little girl holding up her soapy hands. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scrub-a-dub-dub

Hand Sanitizers Are Good, Washing Is Better Whether they dangle from keychains, spritz from pens or froth and pump out of clinic and classroom dispensers, hand sanitizers are convenient alternatives to handwashing, and they do work.   But when it comes to keeping germs away
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Black woman with flu and cold in bed holding an ice bag to her head. (Photo: Deposit Photos)

Flu Season

10 Simple Ways to Avoid the Flu Bug The holidays have come and gone and, as many of us go back to work and are again surrounded by sniffling and coughing people, giving and receiving the “gift” that keeps on giving: The Flu. While it is important to remember that ‘tis
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Keep germs at bay during holiday travels with the four tips. (Photo: George Frey/Getty Images)

Healthy Holidays

4 Ways to Fight Germs During the Holidays Millions of Americans will travel to celebrate the holidays with family or enjoy an exotic vacation. Donna Duberg, assistant professor of biomedical laboratory science at Saint Louis University, suggests taking action to keep germs at bay
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