You Should Know

September 1997 Issue

Two Good Reasons Why You Should Wash Your Hands Well...and Often

You're careful to wash your hands well before handling food to keep bacteria at bay. But what about after? And consider those rings on your fingers. Do you routinely remove them before you handle food? Before you wash up? If you answered no to these questions, you may be providing a safe haven for germs. That's what two recent studies say. In the first study, Italian and U.S. researchers found the organism, Saccharomyces

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