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Is Hand Sanitizer Safe?

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is seeking additional data to support the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients used in...

Yes, There Is Such A Thing As Too Much Hand Sanitizer

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Scientists and health experts have predicted a bacterial apocalypse as people become resistant to existing antibiotics and superbugs flourish. One way...

5 Of The Best -- And Most Useful -- Swag Items

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 07.19.2016 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

What are my top five swag items? Well, here you go. Key chain. I can never have enough key chains.

25 Complaints My Son Will Share With His Future Therapist

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

For years, Elmo was a furry guy who existed only on T-shirts. When you finally saw him walk and talk, you practically sh*t yourself.

Harmful Ingredient Found In Anti-Bacterial Soaps, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | Home

This week on Mondays With Marlo, Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu shared a surprising fact -- antibacterial products can actually be dange...

You'll Never Guess Where This Hand Sanitizer Ad Leads (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.18.2013 | Weird News

For many of us, hand sanitizer provides protection against those we touch who picked their nose, grabbed a subway pole or used the potty without washi...

Trending: Pocket-Sized Hand Sanitizer Collections

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

When I glance at J's proud display of her rainbow of sanitizers in her bedroom, I can't help but think there are worse things than germ-free tangerine-scented hands.

MAYBE YOU TOUCHED YOUR GENITALS: Hilariously Honest Product Names | Posted 06.01.2012 | Weird News

"Maybe You Touched Your Genitals Hand Sanitizer" is about as honest as honest marketing gets. Other hilariously truthful product names include "Ran...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks Exaggerated Hand Sanitizer Stories

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 07.08.2012 | Comedy

In late April, an LA Times article about local teens getting drunk off of hand sanitizer made waves across the nation. Was this something all parents ...

Hand Sanitizer And Household Substance Abuse: What Parents Should Know

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

From hand sanitizer and mouthwash cocktails to household inhalants and bath salts, there has been plenty of media coverage surrounding teenage abuse o...

HANDS OFF! Teens Hospitalized After Drinking Hand Sanitizer Cocktails

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.24.2012 | Weird News

Hand sanitizer is supposed to kill germs, but some southern California teens are using it kill brain cells as well. In the last few months, six tee...

Super Bowl Sanitation: "Washed Up" Giants Outpoint Docs

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 03.31.2012 | New York
Michael L. Millenson

Is the New York Giants' bathroom more sanitary than your hospital room? Could be. And that player cleanliness may even have helped send the team to the Super Bowl.

Germs Don't Have to Be the Enemy

Sloan Barnett | Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Sloan Barnett

When we overuse antibacterial soap, the germs get smart and become resistant to the chemicals we use against them. Isn't that ironic?

Hammered On Hand Sanitizer

Posted 08.20.2011 | Home

According to a letter published in the Sydney Journal of Medicine, an 45-year-old Australian man in treatment for alcoholism was found to be dangerous...

Michael McLaughlin

High On Drugs, Man Tries To Get Clean -- With Hand Sanitizer | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A drugged-out man in Louisville put a twist on the idea of getting clean when he was spotted gulping hand sanitizer in a Louisville grocery store. ...

4 Dangerous Myths About Hand Washing

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Washing your hands is your number one protection against the acquisition and spread of infectious disease, but you do not need to use antimicrobial soap to get the job done.

Eco Etiquette: 5 Green Ways To Fight That Cold

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. It seems like every time ...

Swine Flu: Albany Spends $19,000 On Anti-Swine Flu Hand Sanitizer

New York Politics News, Reaction, and Analysis | Jimmy Vielkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Swine flu is upon us. And New York has responded, in part, by spending over $19,000 on 546 hand sanitizer dispensers that are now dotting the walls of...

Cinnamon As a Substitute For Purell? | ANAHAD O'CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a country obsessed with germs and sickness, antibacterial soaps and sanitizers are becoming more and more common. But because such products contrib...