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2020
May
06,
2020
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
Handwashing is a very important part of combatting infections of novel coronavirus but it's hard to find clear advice on what works and what doesn't, especially for younger children like infants, babies and toddlers. Diane Arnaout, M.D., a Cook Child...
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2015
January
16,
2015
| 13:38 PM America/Chicago
Hand hygiene is important year-round, but it's critical during winter when the spread of virus peaks. Plant the seeds of cleanliness early by modeling proper hand washing for toddlers - 20 seconds of scrubbing from wrists to fingernails does the tric...
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2014
September
14,
2014
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Along with vaccinations, hand-washing is one of the most effective ways to prevent flu. Alcohol based hand sanitizers are not effective against enterovirus 68, only good, old fashioned hand-washing.Hand hygiene is especially important while children ...
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