Medical economics

IRS: COVID-19 face masks, sanitizer tax-deductible

(HealthDay)—Faces masks, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes are among the types of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) that Americans can deduct as a medical expense when filing taxes this year, the Internal ...


More dangerous mouthwashes and hand sanitizers recalled

(HealthDay)—A hand sanitizer has been recalled because it may contain methanol, a toxic chemical known as wood alcohol, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In addition, a mouthwash is being recalled because ...


Is your hand sanitizer safe and effective?

Washing with soap and water is the best way to rid your hands of visible dirt and mucus, which may contain viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. But, when on the go, using hand rub or liquid hand sanitizer is the second ...

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