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May 22, 2015


kid with kleenex over runny nose

Runny Nose

If your kid's got a cold, it's best to just let the runny nose run its course.

July 24, 2014



Dog Mouth Vs. Human Mouth

Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?

July 9, 2014


A blue stethescope

Contaminated Stethoscopes

It's hard to believe such a common medical tool could be so dangerous, but it is.

March 4, 2014


An operating room full of high-tech equipment

Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

December 27, 2013


A pacifier sits on a wooden surface

How To Clean A Pacifier

A new study suggests it may not be the worst thing in the world to clean your baby's pacifier with your own saliva.

December 2, 2013


A water fountain shoots a stream of water from a human face.

Spitting Image of Health

Saliva doesn't just help with digestion; it also aids your body's fight against disease and infection.

April 5, 2012


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The Surprising Truth: Doctors Are Not Washing Their Hands

Doctors are not washing their hands...

December 2, 2011


kids read in school

Where Do Germs Hide In Schools?

It's probably the school bathrooms that are the problem spots for germs, right?

October 21, 2011



Preventing Malaria Using Mosquitoes!

Malaria affects over two hundred million people each year and kills nearly one million. So, it's important to find a way to stop the transmission.

April 7, 2011


two people wear protective masks at the airport

Read Up On Health Risks Before Traveling!

It's awful to get sick when visiting relatives or friends overseas. Make sure to read up on health risks before you travel!

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