Saturday, June 6, 2009

Are Hand Sanitizers Helpful or Harmful?

A great article written by my friend Hildra.

Are Hand Sanitizers Helpful or Harmful?
They May Be Causing a Decrease in Hand-Washing Among Children
© Hildra Tague

Jun 6, 2009

Both parents and schools used to have a common practice of teaching, and supervising, children in proper hand-washing techniques. Now hand sanitizers have taken over.

Hand sanitizers are everywhere! There is little doubt of their efficacy. Both homes and schools allow unsupervised use without batting an eye. Yet there is a problem in substituting them for hand-washing. Could this next generation suffer from not being taught hand-washing habits?

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