Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 10th, 2005
The September issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource offers ways to protect against pesky germs that could cause illness.
- Wash your hands often. Soap and water are the old standbys for keeping hands clean. When that's not an option, use an alcohol-based gel. They work as well or better than a 15-second scrub with soap and water. Choose a gel with at least 50% alcohol.
- Keep dirty hands away from your face. Most germs can't penetrate intact skin. You...
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