Latest Washing Stories

2009-09-07 23:14:58

Students may say they wash their hands as college campuses prepare for H1N1 flu but in reality they don't, U.S.

2009-08-25 05:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Splash Car Wash, the leading car-care company in Westchester and Putnam, NY and Fairfield, CT counties is pleased to announce its certification from the International Carwash Association's WaterSavers(TM) program.

2009-08-03 00:10:27


2009-06-30 10:13:00

Don't Miss Clean "Tweets" from The Soap and Detergent Association Check Out News and Views on Hygiene, Health and Cleaning at www.twitter.com/cleaning101 WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Tweets" about all things clean are coming your way - in 140 characters or less. The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) has unveiled its Cleaning101 page on Twitter, the micro-blogging site that invites its users to "communicate and stay connected" - in as few words as possible.

2009-06-05 01:15:00

An Israeli researcher tired of seeing her children sick says if teachers are taught the importance of hand washing, more children wash their hands.

2009-06-03 15:18:00

Using sensors capable of detecting drugs in breath, new technology developed at University of Florida monitors health-care workers' hand hygiene by detecting sanitizer or soap fumes given off from their hands.

2009-05-15 06:20:00

While officials advocate against unnecessary travel and other measures that would seemingly protect individuals from the spread of the new H1N1 virus, children’s hygiene, the most important precaution is being largely ignored.

2009-05-12 09:13:00

Parents invent device that gets kids to want to wash their hands DALLAS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents worried about their kids picking up the swine flu virus from not washing their hands enough finally have some help.

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