Latest Washing Stories

2009-09-22 14:14:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Clean Hands Week, Sept. 20 through 26, Georgia-Pacific Professional is making a poster available online to promote good hand hygiene practices among elementary school children.

2009-09-21 09:00:00

-- SDA Survey Shows More People Claim to Be Washing Hands -- 2009 Grade Improves from 2008's C- -- SDA Offers Virtual Cold & Flu Toolkits at www.cleaning101.com WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans appear to be embracing hand hygiene more than in past years.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.