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1st State Moving to Ban Antibacterial Chemical Triclosan?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWGv-OnU96o Mayo Clinic Expert Says Such an Ingredient Would Not Be Missed in Household Products Citing environmental concerns, Minnesota state legislators next month are expected to debate banning the use of the common antibacterial ingredient triclosan. By an executive order effective in 2013, Minnesota's governor had already barred state agencies from purchasing any hand washing, dish [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Put Your Hands Together for National Hand-Washing Awareness Week

National Hand-Washing Awareness Week reminds us just how important hand-washing is for good health! Towels vs. air dryers? Antibacterials vs. plain soap? Hand sanitizer vs. soap and water? Below are some answers to frequently asked hand-hygiene questions. (Thank you to Mayo Clinic Infection Prevention and Control for this great information.): [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES   Asthma For some people, asthma is a minor nuisance. For others, it can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities and may lead to a life-threatening asthma attack. Healthy Retirement Whether you're still planning your retirement or you're ready to make the change, there's [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Back to School: Backpack Burdens and Other Tips

Depending where you live, the school year is about start anew or has already begun. Mayo Clinic experts would like to help lighten the load. Mayo Clinic family medicine physician and pediatrician Alva Roche Green, M.D., says a great place to start is easing the burden in those heavy backpacks kids often lug around. [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Monday's Housecall

  THIS WEEK'S TOP STORY Stress assessment: Rate your stress — Don't wait until stress has a negative impact on your health, relationships or quality of life. Start practicing a range of stress management techniques today. Expert Answers Hygiene hypothesis: Early germ exposure prevents asthma? Menstrual cycle: What's normal, what's not [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop