There are a lot of different recipes out there for using alcohol to make your own homemade hand sanitizer, a trend that started when it was in short supply at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. But does it actually work?
Hand sanitizer is back in stores. Before you rub, find out when you should use it, when to skip it and how to know if yours is recalled.
While summer is almost over, the disappointment that stems from canceled activities or not being able to see friends isn’t going away. Learn how to help your child stay safe and cope with the rest of the summer of COVID-19.
Not touching your face can potentially protect you from infection. But it’s also easier said than done. Here’s some advice on squashing this sneaky habit.
Mobile phones have more germs than a toilet seat. Gross! Clean your phone daily to prevent spreading germs to others. Here’s the right way to do it.
A new study just found that an antibiotic-resistant form of E. coli is often spread because people don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. Head to the sink as we tell you how to properly wash up after using the loo.
Washing your hands often and well is an important step in preventing flu and other illnesses. But the way your dry your hands can unintentionally spread bacteria.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Family medicine specialist Daniel Allan, MD, fields this one about how long norovirus lingers.
Little kids pick up germs everywhere they go — especially toddlers. A recent study looks at what’s more effective in keeping little ones free of respiratory infections — soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
An expert explains the best ways to prevent getting C. diff after using antibiotics.