Germs

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Minneapolis Company Launches Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizer

With cold and flu season in full swing, we’re seeing a lot of wringing of hands. Not out of worry, but with concern for spreading germs. The use of sanitizer lotions squeezed from a bottle and lathered into hands is a multi-million dollar a year business.

12/11/2013

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After WCCO Report, Lawmaker Wants Playgrounds Safer, Cleaner

There’s a call for change after a WCCO report. Last week, WCCO shared the results of a germ test from some Twin Cities indoor playgrounds.

02/28/2013

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Hidden Health Problems At Indoor Playgrounds

A mother from Arizona has spent the last two years exposing what she calls a hidden health problem at indoor playgrounds. Now, she’s working with a lawmaker in Minnesota and hopes to get a similar law passed in St. Paul this session.

02/20/2013

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Avoid These 8 Surfaces With The Most Germs, Stay Healthy

With a flu outbreak causing sickness here in Minnesota, everybody is looking for ways to avoid it. Experts say good hand washing is the key but there are other ways to avoid germs.

01/08/2013

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How To Stay Clear Of Germs At The Pool

With the hot, muggy days we are having, kids will be heading to the pools to cool off. It’s fun and good exercise, but even chlorinated pools have germs that can make you sick.

06/28/2012

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Research Shows TV Remote Has Most Germs In A Hotel Room

If you’re planning to stay in a hotel this summer, a new study that suggests you might want to bring the disinfectant.

06/20/2012

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New Device Kills Household Germs With UV Light

The cold and flu season has officially begun, and one company says it has the newest tool to protect you and your family since hand sanitizer.

11/18/2011

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Good Question: Where Are The Most Germy Places?

We know that germs are everywhere, and they’re not all bad. But when most people think of places coated with germs in public, they maybe think of door handles or bathrooms.

10/25/2011

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