germs

FDA Bans Antibacterial Soaps
After researchers conducted many tests, the conclusion is clear: handwashing with antibacterial soap does not remove more bacteria or even prevent more illnesses than washing with regular everyday soap! So now, the Food and Drug Administration has issued its final verdict that throws water on claims…
What’s Dirtier: Cell Phone Or Public Toilet Seat?
I'll never forget the little sign over a public toilet at the Conoco gas station near my high school. It read: "Our aim is to keep this toilet clean...Your aim will help!" That memory would never have resurfaced if not for an article I was reading by the Department of Mol…
The Germiest Places Are Not Where You Think
Hotspots for bacteria include your toilet, your tub, your garbage receptacle, doorknobs, faucet handles and counter tops, right? Well, kinda. But there's more E. coli lurking in your kitchen sink and on that dish rag or sponge that you've been using over and over again!
Should There Be A Dress Code for Health Care Workers?
Experts are suggesting a new dress code for doctors and nurses in hospitals.
The main concern is that lab coats, ties, watches, rings and shoes worn by health workers contain too many germs that could make patients sick. Up to this point, there's nothing to show that such outer wear rapidly spre…
Top Germiest Places at Work
25 states are reporting widespread flu activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that Massachusetts is among the 25 states. So, let's take a look at being aware of some of the most germ ridden items or places. Have you pumped gas, handled money or pushed a shopping…
How To Avoid Germs When You Go Out To Eat
Vacation time is here and you get to spend time with the family and friends and I bet you will be going out to eat a couple of times.  I'm here to help you to avoid germs and keep yourself health when you do.
The 10 Germiest Places in a Resturant
If you know me at all, you know I love to go out to eat! I try to get out at least once a week to one of our area restaurants, that being said, I don't know why I read this article but I feel I have to share it with you.