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germs

The safer summer social

Planning a visit with family and friends? A few precautions can lower your exposure to viruses.

‘The secret heroes’

Environmental services teams have long played a critical role in health care settings—but in a pandemic, they're front and center.

COVID-19: Help kids navigate the terrain

At home, open communication and rock-solid routines can wrangle disruptions and uncertainty.

COVID-19: Difficult days for those with OCD

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.

Is your gym a giant petri dish?

Handlebars, stationary bikes and other high-contact surfaces offer ample ground for the growth of germs, viruses and fungus.

Put your coat on; you’ll catch a cold!

Or will you? Doctors help parents navigate the age-old battle.

Superbugs in your makeup bag?

Be aware that poor hygiene habits can expose your beauty products to dangerous bacteria such as E. Coli.

10 tips for a safer home

Mix these simple steps into your routine to make your home clean, safe and healthy.

4 steps to a healthier home

Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.

Out with the old

Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.

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.

Gone fishing

Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.

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