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How might hand washing affect our family's health at home?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Decr infxn rate

Hand washing, regardless of whether at the hospital or at home, has been demonstrated to reduce the rate of disease transmission.
This means lower infection rates, whether hospitalized or not. Check out following 3 links: http://www.Cdc.Gov/handwashing/ http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/handwashing/ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hand-washing/hq00407.

In brief: Decr infxn rate

Hand washing, regardless of whether at the hospital or at home, has been demonstrated to reduce the rate of disease transmission.
This means lower infection rates, whether hospitalized or not. Check out following 3 links: http://www.Cdc.Gov/handwashing/ http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/handwashing/ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hand-washing/hq00407.
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