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Understanding CDC’s Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Recommendations for COVID-19

Disproving the 70 Percent ABHR Myth In the most important public health fight of our lives, alcohol-based hand sanitizer is a proven COVID-19 killer, a trusted certainty against a madly uncertain virus. However, public debate and confusion over the alcohol content needed in sanitizers has left many people unsure of just what percentage ABHR they […]

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Hand Sanitizer, Caution Musts in ‘Most Important Flu Season of Our Lifetimes’

As the storm of the scariest cold and flu season in American history approaches, it’s important for all of us to remember a proven, hopeful truth: COVID-19 has a proven Kryptonite and its name is alcohol-based hand sanitizer. As America readies to fight the terrifying double-trouble tandem of COVID-19 and influenza this fall, having hand […]

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How Kids Can Beat The Coronavirus

As Our Students Return To School, Education & Distancing Essential For Their Protection By Clete Campbell “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away Now it looks as though they’re here to stay” Opening Line to “Yesterday” By The Beatles The invisible enemy is everywhere these days: On the breath of unsuspecting friends and neighbors, […]

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A COVID-19-Contained America Is In Our Hands

As We Recognize Hand Hygiene Day, More Than Ever, Healthcare Facilities Need Comprehensive Hand Hygiene Programs By Clete Campbell Today, our hands are the most important instruments to the world’s health. Clean hands are the best chance for ourselves, our families, our neighbors, our communities, our state and nation to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Never […]

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FDA Calls Purell’s Flu-Fighting Claims False

Fake news. False flu protection. That’s what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is calling the claims of the nation’s biggest hand sanitizer company. The FDA warned GoJo Industries, the parent company of Purell hand sanitizer, in January to stop claiming the products can protect people from infections and illnesses.  According to the FDA, GoJo’s […]

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Flu Roars Into Season With A Vengeance

Merciless and furious without remorse may be the best words to describe influenza’s coast-to-coast nationwide assault to open the 2019-2020 cold and flu season.  Influenza claimed 1,800 lives, caused 3.7 million flu illnesses and 32,000 hospitalizations through December 22. Thirty states are reporting widespread flu and influenza-like illness (ILI) have elevated for six straight weeks. […]

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Use Your Elbow to Help Avoid the Spread of Cold & Flu

Experts Stress Coughing into Your Sleeve the Best Way To Prevent Colds and Flu From Spreading By Clete Campbell Who knew your elbow had bionic powers to stop the flu? From when we were kids, we’ve been taught to cover our mouth when we feel a sneeze or cough coming on. Covering your mouth, any […]

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CDC: Welcome to the ‘Post-Antibiotic Era’

U.S. Health Officials Caution Fast Rise of ‘Superbugs’ Present Public Health Epidemic By Clete Campbell We are officially living in a medical disaster movie. What seems like a shock news story lead is actually the alarming medial truth of “superbugs.” For as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention terms it, we are now […]

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