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germs

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Is It Ok to Travel?

Also Read: Explaining the Coronavirus to Kids I wrote a post years ago about staying healthy while traveling. It bears repeating today, as the hysteria over the novel coronavirus continues to mount. I feel for those who are ill, and for the families of those who have died, but at this point, even with all the […]

Can You Get Sick from Germs on your Gloves?

Also Read: Everything You Need to Know About the Flu Republished from 2018 Last year, on Good Morning America, I was asked to comment about the danger of the the flu virus attaching itself to the gloves we wear to keep our hands warm. I’ll jump at the chance to talk about the flu, which has killed more than 100 people […]

What Germs Are Lurking in Your Gloves & Mittens?

Republished from 2018 Yesterday, on Good Morning America, I was asked to comment about the danger of the the flu virus attaching itself to the gloves we wear to keep our hands warm. I’ll jump at the chance to talk about the flu, which has killed more than 100 people including 20 children and has […]

Preschool … a.k.a. Petri dish

Should you send a snotty preschooler into the classroom? When should you keep him home? Read more here.

Can Your Gloves Get You Sick?

Yesterday, on Good Morning America, I was asked to comment about the danger of the the flu virus attaching itself to the gloves we wear to keep our hands warm. I’ll jump at the chance to talk about the flu, which has killed more than 100 people including 20 children and has officially become an […]

Keeping Your Family Safe in the Spring

We are just getting over a nasty flu and cold season. Strep has been running rampant in my children's schools. Everyone I know has a lingering cough. We just need winter to end, and all our ails will be cured, yes? No.

Have Germs, Will Travel

We are sharing intimate quarters with hundreds of other people, many of whom are snotty kids, some of whom are ill, some of whom will become ill within the next 48 hours, and therefore, are at their most contagious. It is the frenzied equivalent of a bacterial and viral rave ...

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