One of the easiest ways to help children stay healthy in the classroom begins at home. Studies have shown that illnesses and absenteeism in schools go down when kids are taught to wash their hands often. Just 20 seconds of scrubbing with soap and warm water can help kill germs that spread disease. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician says it is up to us to set the example.
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