Environmental services teams have long played a critical role in health care settings—but in a pandemic, they're front and center.
At home, open communication and rock-solid routines can wrangle disruptions and uncertainty.
Staying mentally grounded can be a challenge for those already battling worries about germs or invisible threats—but there are techniques to ease the tension.
Handlebars, stationary bikes and other high-contact surfaces offer ample ground for the growth of germs, viruses and fungus.
Or will you? Doctors help parents navigate the age-old battle.
Be aware that poor hygiene habits can expose your beauty products to dangerous bacteria such as E. Coli.
Mix these simple steps into your routine to make your home clean, safe and healthy.
Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.
Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.
There's a happy medium between the parent who travels with bleach and the parent who lets a kid eat mud pies.
Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.
Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.
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