While the health hazards of increasingly competitive holiday shopping now include stampedes and pepper-spraying, bargain hunters can help assure that all they bring home from the mall are good deals, not other people's cold and flu viruses.
Shopping centers that teem with people also teem with their germs. But alcohol-based hand sanitizers and good hand-washing can defeat most common microbes.
"My wife won't go anywhere without hand sanitizer in her purse. I put some into my jacket pocket....Full Story