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Robot Taking On Germs, Bacteria At UPMC Passavant Hospital

It’s often said that the easiest place to get sick is in a hospital. But UPMC Passavant now has new technology that can take on the toughest germs and bacteria.

07/09/2014

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FDA Says Germ-Killing Soap Could Pose Health Risks

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

12/16/2013

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Use Of Hand Sanitizer Linked To Fewer Sick Days

Missing work because you’re sick? It’s a big problem with 407 million days of lost time at the cost of $260 billion a year. There may be an easy way to avoid illness and it’s within your reach.

08/21/2012

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