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5 A-ha! Moments When We Stopped Fighting Human Nature and Started Changing the World

Laura Mather | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

Human beings have a stubborn propensity for getting in our own way. All those women riding side-saddle and falling off horses, until someone figured o...

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...

The Daily Struggles Every Germaphobe Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.14.2015 | Comedy

If you're a germaphobe, day-to-day living can be a struggle, so we won't exacerbate the situation by reminding you how dirty the world is. We won't, f...

FDA To Revisit Safety & Effectiveness Of Antiseptics & Hand Sanitizers

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living

April 30 (Reuters) - After roughly 40 years, U.S. health regulators are seeking data to see if the cocktail of ingredients in antiseptics used in ho...

Data Is The New Astrology

Maude Standish | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology
Maude Standish

With wearable technology, data will become the new astrology. We will use it to divine our personal futures and deconstruct our present. It will alter the "human ideal" and change the meaning of what we think of as "success."

What You Don’t Know About Hand Sanitizer

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.23.2012 | HuffPost Home

It’s actually pretty amazing.

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.

John Cusack And Jimmy Kimmel Do Purell Shots

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

Getting a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is a big deal for anyone, and recent recipient John Cusack got a round of applause for his from the "Jimm...

Movie Review: Contagion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The first hour of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion is so tense that you can almost forgive the second half for getting bogged down.

Bush to Black Hands -- Keep Them in Your Pocket

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The great debate is on. Did W. Bush smear his hand on the backside of Bill Clinton's shirt after a Haitian hand shake out of obsessive germ phobia or was it a case of blatant and insulting racism?

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

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...