back to school germ kit

Back to School Germ Survival Kit


3 Essential items for your child’s backpack

Back to School signifies a time of year that parents look forward to and dread at the same time.  Shopping lists may include all the usual supplies such as pencils, pens and notebooks,.....

gym germs

Is Your Gym Harmful to Your Health?


Popular gym equipment high in bacteria

How ironic that the very place you go to keep your body fit and healthy could actually make you sick.  Fitness facilities are mega-hot spots for germs, from the front door to the.....

cubicle walls

3 Reasons Cubicle Walls Need Cleaning


Show of hands…how many of you spend your workday seated in and surrounded by fabric-walled cubicles? How many of you drink beverages or eat lunch in your 3-walled office? Ok, now how many.....

Health Alert: Hepatitis A in Hawaii

Health Alert: Hepatitis A in Hawaii


Symptoms and tips for reducing the spread of germs

Health officials in Oahu, Hawaii are currently investigating a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A. So far there have been 74 confirmed cases of the disease, all in adults, with 26 requiring hospitalization. Hepatitis.....

germ-sign-catch me

5 Ways Germs are like Pokemon


Wow – this Pokémon craze seems to be spreading faster than germs through an office building! Since Pokémon GO is all the rage right now, it got me thinking about the similarities between.....

cell phone

One Item You’re Probably not Cleaning (but Should)


What’s the one thing you carry with you everywhere and use every single day (without a second thought) that may be harmful to your health? Give up? Your cellphone. It’s true. Your cellphone.....

flush public toilet

POLL: How do you flush a public toilet?


Do you go through this to flush a public toilet?   Almost 60% of Americans say they flush public restroom toilets with their foot to avoid coming into contact with germs. That’s according.....

indoor air quality

Allergy Sufferers: 5 Ways to Help Improve Indoor Air Quality


Pollen, dust, mold and dander. To some people these are simply nuisances that have to be dealt with. To the 19.1 million adults in the U.S who have been diagnosed with hay fever,.....

hiding germ

Ready or Not Germs, Here We Come!


Meet the ATP Meter

Hide and Seek was a fun game to play when you were a kid — the excitement of closing your eyes and counting to ten while your friends scrambled in all directions to.....

students dish dirt

Students Dish the Dirt on School Restrooms


When it comes to restrooms, customer perception matters and can affect a company’s bottom line. In fact, 94% of adults in the U.S. say they would avoid a business after experiencing a dirty.....