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contamination

Best germ defense: Common sense

There's a happy medium between the parent who travels with bleach and the parent who lets a kid eat mud pies.

Take caution while spring cleaning

Tackle this year's ritual with safety top of mind—your lungs and skin will be forever grateful.

CDC: Hepatitis A infections soaring

Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.

Parkinson’s pandemic looms

Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.

Kitchen towels laden with bacteria

Cross-contamination is happening, and food poisoning may result.

Best way to fight off norovirus?

Wash your hands! Your mother was right.

Study suggests: Bad air, bad kidneys

Years-long look at military veterans finds link between air pollution and kidney damage, with tens of thousands of new cases every year.

Get primed for back-to-school germ warfare

Follow these handy tips to help kids parry pathogens.

5 easy ways to keep your toothbrush healthy

Sharing a bathroom with others? Chances are your toothbrush likely has fecal matter on it.

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