Health

'Glowing hands' in the waiting room improves kids' handwashing

Use of a glowing gel that shows kids how well they wash their hands by illustrating bacteria they missed while washing and may significantly improve hand hygiene, according to a study published in the July issue of Infection ...

Health

Public handwashing takes a hike

Mom's advice about cleaning your hands may finally be starting to get through. In the latest observational study sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology and the American Cleaning Institute (formerly The Soap and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO worries Mexico flu deaths could mark pandemic

(AP) -- Mexican authorities said 60 people may have died from a swine flu virus in Mexico, and world health officials worry it could unleash a global flu epidemic. Mexico City closed schools across the metropolis Friday ...