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Study: Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes

The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report.

07/28/2014

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Cringe-worthy Study Reveals Stethoscopes May Be Covered In Bacteria

It seems obvious now that it’s mentioned, but you’ve probably never considered the germs that could be congregating on the most rudimentary of medical tools.

02/28/2014

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Health: FDA Taking Closer Look At Antibacterial Soap

Antibacterial soap may cause more harm than good according to the Food and Drug Administration, which today proposed new regulations.

12/17/2013

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Avoid Hospital Stays When Possible

Patients should only be admitted to the hospital when they absolutely need to be. Your own home may be a better environment for recovery.

05/17/2013

Health: Drink Can Germs

Americans consume millions of canned beverages. But did you know you could be getting a sip of Bacillus?

02/14/2013

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