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May 27, 2016

 

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The Importance of Hand Washing

Surveys show that 30 percent of people do not wash their hands after going to the bathroom, which exposes others to germs and infections.

May 22, 2015

 

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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

 

It's not necessarily a bad idea to ask your doctor to clean off their stethoscope before examining you.

Contaminated Stethoscopes

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

March 4, 2014

 

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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

 

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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

 

Fountain face has a spit-take after hearing about saliva's hidden health benefits.

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

 

Signage is one way to help remind others to wash their hands.

The Surprising Truth: Doctors Are Not Washing Their Hands

Doctors are not washing their hands...

December 2, 2011

 

Schools are a popular place for germs.

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.

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