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Antibacterial Soap

Most People Use Antibacterial Soap Incorrectly, Expert Says

Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 04/01/2014 09:22 AM EDT on LiveScience Despite their widespread use, antibacterial soaps appear to ...

Antibacterial Products: More Harm Than Good

Kristin Wartman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Wartman

Make it a priority to avoid all antibacterial products -- including that antibacterial soap you thought would keep you and your kids from getting the flu. Good old fashioned soap and water works just fine.

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

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

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

Never Mind 'Don't Pick Your Nose' -- Boogers May Be Good For You

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

If you catch a child with a finger up his nose, you probably discourage it. But could the "nasty" habit of nose-picking -- and eating it -- be more sanitary and even health-beneficial than we've been taught?

3 Steps the FDA Can Take in 2013 to Show It Is Protecting Americans From Harm

Peter Lehner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Peter Lehner

For as welcome as the new food safety programs are, the FDA is still plagued with problems. It moves at a glacial pace in the face of pressing health hazards, like its three-decade-long refusal to act on its own findings that the use of antibiotics in livestock feed threatens human health.

Is Antibacterial Soap Making Your Kids Fat? How Hormone Disruptors Wreak Havoc on Health

Beth Greer | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

This post is part of a series I will be writing on chemicals in our everyday products that may act as endocrine disruptors. These include the antibacterial chemical tricolsan, found in many personal care products.

FDA Will Review Safety Of Common Antibacterial In Soap, Toothpaste

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of a widely used chemical found in antibacterial soap, toothpaste and othe...