Hand Sanitizer: Good Hygiene or Just Hype?

The H1N1 flu pandemic has made cleanliness a national obsession. From classrooms to theme parks, Americans are being reminded to wash their hands to prevent the spread of the flu. But when soap and a sink aren't close by, people rely on the convenience of hand sanitizer. Sales of the disinfecting gel are soaring, up more than 70 percent since this time last year, according to research by the Nielsen Company. Casey Beard is a self-proclaimed "germ freak" who uses hand sanitizer up to 40...Full Story
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