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2008-12-02 09:52:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What is the T Zone? It is the mucous membranes of your eyes, nose or mouth. Touching your mucous membranes is how most germs enter your body and grow to make you sick.

2008-07-14 09:00:14

By Charles Duhigg A few years ago, a self-described "militant liberal" named Val Curtis decided that it was time to save millions of children from death and disease.

2008-07-03 15:00:41

By Gareth Rose DOCTORS and consultants are failing to wash their hands, causing problems for health chiefs trying to hit Scottish Government targets aimed at protecting patients. NHS Lothian wants them to follow the lead set by nurses who have proven themselves far more vigilant with hand hygiene.

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2007-12-19 19:15:54

The fight against all types of infections, from colds and flu to stomach bugs and MRSA, begins at home, with good hand hygiene, says first review of hand hygiene in the community

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2005-09-21 16:05:00

Ninety-one percent of American adults say they always wash their hands after using public restrooms. But just 83 percent actually did so, according to a separate observational study.

2005-07-14 18:05:00

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Washing hands with soap can halve the number of young children suffering from pneumonia, the leading killer of youngsters under 5 years old worldwide. It can also greatly reduce cases of diarrhea and the skin infection impetigo, scientists said on Friday.


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