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hand-washing

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.

The first step in every recipe

Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.

Battling the bug

The more you know about norovirus, the better your odds of avoiding this pernicious pathogen.

Hand-washing 101

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

Hand washing surprises

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

Get primed for back-to-school germ warfare

Follow these handy tips to help kids parry pathogens.

Day care babies catch stomach bugs earlier, but get fewer later

Protective effect seen from preschool to age 6.

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