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Handwashing and Social Media by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 17 Aug 2012 12:00am Here is a nice video of hospital employees having a little fun with education and setting a culture that values handwashing and other infection control measures to keep patients safe.  I think I'd enjoy working there, too!   Also, did you see how they highlighted the role of the pink ladies ? Read on »
Making Handwashing Part of the R... by Trisha Torrey Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 4:06pm Making Handwashing Part of the Routine Posted by Trisha Torrey 2 comments » Read on »
Global Handwashing Day by yam Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 6:49pm Why a Global Day for Handwashing with Soap? Handwashing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children in developing countries every year. Together, they are responsible for the majority of all child deaths. Yet, despite its lifesaving p ... Read on »
Getting read for the flats and handwashing cloth diaper challenge by CFMama Posted Wed 16 May 2012 5:13pm I didn’t participate in the challenge last year.  Actually I didn’t participate in much last year.  Nathan had gotten out of the hospital in March and Teagan was on the move.  But the 2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge is beginning Monday, May 21 and I am getting prepared to join in. While getting ready for the challenge, I realized how ... Read on »
Global Handwashing Day! by Paty M Posted Sat 15 Oct 2011 6:03am As simple as it seems to many, proper hand washing is in fact crucial! Studies have shown that hand washing with soap can cut deaths from diarrhea by almost 50 % and deaths from acute respiratory infections by 25 % - saving more lives than any single vaccine or medical intervention! Washing one's hands with soap, and not with wa ... Read on »
Celebrate National Handwashing Awareness Week December 2-8 by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Dec 2012 6:00am In the United States, hospital patients get nearly 2 million infections each year. That’s about 1 infection for every 20 patients. Infections that patients contract in the hospital can be life-threatening and hard to treat. Hand hygiene is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infections. When should you wash your hands? ... Read on »
Celebrate Global Handwashing Day At Safeguard Handventure Land by pehpot Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 10:06am In line with the celebration of Global Handwashing Day, Procter & Gamble Safeguard set up a... [[ Visit my site to read more :) Happy Reading! And oh, don't forgot to comment :) ]] Read on »
Get Back at School Germs with These Healthy Handwashing Tips! by Debby H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 12:24pm As a young Mother, I wanted to teach my three year old daughter some quality health habits.  Hand washing was big in my mind; so I encouraged her to wash her hands after using the bathroom and before meals.   At first, I helped I her wash her hands, demonstrating how to do it while saving water.   One day I decided to cut her loose to try it on h ... Read on »
Dementia Disaster Planning Begins With Handwashing by Susan L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:45pm With all the talk of pandemic planning, has anyone considered the person with dementia?  Surprisingly, the answer is yes. Read on »
Eco Tuesday: Handwash or Dishwasher by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 3:57pm Interesting article at tree hugger outlining all the details of hand washing dishes vs using a dishwasher. You may be surprised at the results of their findings. Citra Dish Soap is good for when you need to quickly hand wash a few items. Seventh Generation dishwasher detergent is a good one to use for your automatic dishwasher ... Read on »