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Like love, poop, actually, is everywhere. This was a finding I discovered while interviewing New York University pathologist Philip Tierno about the merits of toilet paper.
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Scientists May Have Figured Out The Best Hand-Sanitizing Technique
This six-step process using alcohol rub won out in a study of health care workers.
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News Flash: You Might Not Be Using Paper Towels Correctly
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Antibacterial Soaps With This Active Ingredient Aren't Worth It
Here's a novel concept: regular old soap.
My 5-Year-Old Won't Wash His Hands!
Author of Parenting With Presence (and Eckhart Tolle edition) ...
What would have to be true for your child to behave this way? Another way of thinking about this is to ask, Why does this upsetting behavior make its own kind of sense?
The Biggest Mistake You're Making In The Bathroom
It's a good time of year to reflect on our handwashing habits. Flu season is here, and enterovirus D68 has spread to all
Global Handwashing Day: Need For Greater Political Commitment, Investment and Cooperation
Former Chief Executive, WaterAid America
Today an estimated 250 million people globally are participating in events to highlight the vital role played by handwashing in preventing infection, particularly diarrhea and pneumonia that still claim the lives of more than two million children under the age of five every year.
Super Bowl Sanitation: "Washed Up" Giants Outpoint Docs
Michael L. Millenson
Writer, consultant and analyst
Is the New York Giants' bathroom more sanitary than your hospital room? Could be. And that player cleanliness may even have helped send the team to the Super Bowl.
How Do You Get Doctors to Wash Their Hands?
Art Markman, Ph.D.
Executive Editor, Cognitive Science; Psychology and Marketing ...
The field of medicine has understood the importance of hand washing for almost 200 years. The fact that you need signs, though, suggests that not everyone is washing their hands all the time. What kinds of signs are likely to be most effective?
Hand Washing: A Deadly Dilemma
Author, 'On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired...
Is it possible that health workers might be more motivated by messages that emphasize patients' welfare rather than their own?
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How You Really Need To Wash Your Food -- And Your Hands
By Beth Ricanati, M.D. for YouBeauty While I'm at it, let's talk for a moment about hand washing. Once your hands are rinsed
School Criticized for "Safe Shakes" Campaign
Public Speaking Trainer and Author of "Get to the Point!"
Joel Schwartzberg is a satirist and personal essayist whose book "The 40-Year-Old Version" was released this year. "Just
6 Healthy Habits That Can Make You Sick
Author, 'Beyond Blue' and 'The Pocket Therapist'
As a rule of thumb, any extreme is unhealthy, but rarely are we made aware of the "cons" of healthy habits, instead led to think any good thing is better if done as often as possible.
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