Washing Hands

How Long Can Germs Live On Surfaces?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Prior research has already concluded that two common bacteria that cause colds, ear infections, and strep throat don't often live for long outside the...

How Washing Hands Can Save Lives

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada
Christy Turlington Burns

According to a recent study, hand hygiene checklists may offer the solution to a problem that annually costs thousands of mothers their lives. The checklist section concerning hand hygiene stated the following: "Supplies available to clean hands and wear gloves for each vaginal exam," and differed from a previous, unsuccessful campaigns by one word: "each."

Canada Ranks Fourth In World Hygiene Study

Montreal Gazette | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Living

Canadians aren't as careful with personal hygiene compared to fellow nations, according to a new global study on cleanliness and influenza that reveal...