Hand-to-mouth contact is the primary way many infectious diseases are spread, so proper and frequent hand washing is critical, especially during cold and flu season. [...]
Spending more time indoors; kids back to school; cold and flu season is looming – we are entering prime “germ sharing” time. It’s important to remember – and remind the children in your life – that washing your hands is the best defense against illness. [...]
Along with their smart phones and laptops, students should bring basic first aid kits as another step toward living independently. And make sure their immunizations are up-to-date! [...]
At Journey Through The Body, NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn speaks with Kassandra Foley, infection control practitioner at St. Peter's Hospital, about the importance of good hand-washing. [...]
For most parents, sending their child off to college fills them with a mixture of pride and worry – how will they do without you right by their side? A good place to start is to pack the student a well-stocked first-aid kit.
You count on your hands every day to do your dirty – as well as your clean – work. In between the dirty and the clean it’s important to wash your hands. [...]
Hygiene is key to fighting the flu, but the best prevention against the flu is to get vaccinated. [...]
Although most college students are at their peak physical health, they still need first aid for everyday illnesses. Send them to school prepared. [...]