Here's an interesting article we found on Healthy Food House. It's called Classroom Experiment Shows The Importance Of Hand-Washing — Just In Time For Flu Season.
In it, they share some fascinating information on the value of handwashing. Here's a short excerpt:
A child with a cold or flu might not be your worst nightmare, but it is certainly something we all parents try to avoid as temperatures drop. Yet, the good news is that we can prevent getting sick and spreading germs to others, if we adopt some healthy habits, like keeping hands clean.
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