Health

Clean hands save lives, so wash up, expert says

You don't have to remind David Levine, UC Berkeley professor of business administration, to carry hand sanitizer and wash his hands thoroughly with soap. But why do many of us—from children to adults—lack these habits, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: What other 'social distancing' options are left?

The federal government's decision to ban "non-essential" mass gatherings of more than 500 people from today has led to some confusion about what's included and also some amusement about the weekend's delay from announcement ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cleaner hands make healthcare healthier

One of the simplest and most effective health measures that can prevent illnesses from spreading is basic hygiene, such as handwashing. Hand hygiene prevents the spread of germs and bacteria through person-to-person contact ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most people don't wash their hands properly

It's something most people do everyday, often without really thinking about it, but how you wash your hands can make a real difference to your health and the well-being of those around you.

Health

Hand sanitizers effective, but handwashing is better

Whether they dangle from keychains, spritz from pens or froth and pump out of clinic and classroom dispensers, hand sanitizers are convenient alternatives to handwashing, and they do work.

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