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1st State Moving to Ban Antibacterial Chemical Triclosan? 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 [...]

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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.): [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitness ball exercises: How-to video collection Fitness balls may look like toys — but they can play an important role in nearly any fitness routine. See how fitness ball exercises are done. Video: How to choose a fitness ball Want to add variety to your fitness [...]

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