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Teaching Kids to Wash Their Hands

It's hard enough to get grownups to wash up. Only two-thirds of adults wash their hands after they use the restroom, studies show.

5 Ways to Avoid Colds and the Flu

You don't want to spend this winter battling a runny nose, a nagging cough or a fever. Here's what to do.

Pets and Infectious Diseases in Children

One way to prevent the spread of disease from your pet: Feed your pet a balanced diet and avoid having your pet eat raw foods or drink out of the toilet.

Handwashing

Use warm water to wet your hands, then apply soap. Rub your hands together for at least 10 seconds. Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap.

Immunizations

Preventing Childhood Obesity