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germs

Best way to fight off norovirus?

Wash your hands! Your mother was right.

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

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

411 on what to do when sickness strikes

Experts share how to keep everyone else healthy in your family when one is down for the count.

Throat bacteria linked to bone and joint infection in kids

Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections.

Hand-washing 101

Germs get left everywhere! Good hand washing practice helps to prevent catching colds and respiratory viral infections, stomach bugs and diarrhea.

A shot at college

The postsecondary world can produce curious intellectuals, but it’s also ground zero to some heinous germs. The solution? Vaccinate.

Hand washing surprises

Here's a hint: Study results run counter to FDA guidelines.

Surprising sources of germs

Beware, you probably use these two general items every day.

U.S. health officials make headway against salmonella

Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisoning from this common bacteria.

The ocean, sunshine … ahhh … choo!

These 7 tips aim to keep illness at bay for your vacation getaway.

Old pipes, new problems

Study: Drug-resistant germs are thriving in America’s corroding water systems, possibly sickening thousands each year.

To bathe, or not to bathe?

It's time to re-think that daily ritual for your little ones. Most children only need to soak in a tub a few times a week.

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