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Once upon a time, scales were displayed in parlors, not hidden in bathrooms

Stepping onto a scale after a calorie-filled holiday season isn't an activity many 21st-century Americans relish. But in the late 19th century, scales were all the rage at festive gatherings the 1800s' answer to Guitar Hero. "A family would think it fun to weigh themselves before and after ...

Tips for Avoiding Foot Fungus in Communal Bathrooms

Over the past few weeks, many college students left the comforts of home to live in a dorm with hundreds of their peers. Getting away from mom and dad may be great, but dorm-life// also has its downfalls, including the foot fungus and wart-causing virus that can be picked up in communal bathrooms/s...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... any gaps, such as those connecting to exhaust fans, which can allow pollutants or water to spread in the home. Pay specific attention to the kitchen, bathrooms and areas that surround the home to ensure condensation or standing water doesn't lead to mold growth. A leaky roof increases the probability that mol...

Sterilize the Flu Virus and Bacteria in Home Air with Alen Corp.'s New HEPA UV Air Purifiers

...iruses and bacteria and eliminates up to 99.97 percent of airborne allergens in rooms up to 400 square feet, such as bedrooms, family rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and home offices. Our ozone safe T300 HEPA air purifier offers consumers affordable access to a powerful air cleaning unit in a room up to 300 squar...

American Academy of Disaster Medicine's (AADM) President Comments on U.S. Public Health System, Discusses Swine Flu Infection and Prevention

...t a proper diet with plenty of washed fruits and vegetables, and get regular exercise d) Avoid prolonged contact with individuals who are ill. Keep bathrooms and kitchens particularly clean. 6. Can I take any medicines to prevent swine flu, and there medicines available for treatment? There are no me...

LYSOL NASCAR Sponsorship - A Victory for Fans' Pit Stops

... about the important role disinfecting plays in keeping families healthy." Fans will have the opportunity to visit five "LYSOL Clean" women's bathrooms on-site at nine race events in 2009, each cleaned and maintained by LYSOL Brand ambassadors: Bristol (2 races): Food City 5...

Patient Infection Rates Controlled by Unique Program at Outpatient Cancer Clinic

...bug - MRSA isn't the only bacterial infection that haunts hospitals and clinics. Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) is transmitted through stool. bathrooms must be kept immaculate, especially after use by infected patients. How to know when to call in housekeeping and preserve the dignity of patients? Ins...

University of Denver uses 'gross' messaging to increases handwashing, fight Norovirus

...et undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of two DU undergraduate residence halls. The messages said things like, "Poo on you, wash your hands" or "You just peed, wash your hands," and contain...

University of Denver uses 'gross' messaging to increases handwashing, fight Norovirus

...et undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of two DU undergraduate residence halls. The messages said things like, "Poo on you, wash your hands" or "You just peed, wash your hands," and contain...

Study: Childhood constipation just as serious as asthma

...ll have constipation at some point, caused by a number of things like, not eating enough fiber or fruits and vegetables, not wanting to use unfamiliar bathrooms and ignoring the urge to go while playing. "And children have a very concrete way of thinking. If something doesn't feel good, 'I'll never do that...
Bathrooms in Biological News

A bathroom that cleans itself

... Cleaning bathrooms may become a thing of the past with new coatings that will do the job for you. Researchers at the University of New South Wales are developing new c...
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