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Study suggests you’re probably washing your hands wrong.
Jul 11, LabFinder

Dr. Danh Ngo with Medical Offices of Manhattan shares in this article by Metro, “Study suggests you’re probably washing your hands wrong. Here’s the right way

Because everyone should remember these simple — yet important — steps.

Do you wash your hands correctly? According to a recent study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), probably not.

The study was based on monitoring 383 participants in test kitchens while they cooked, according to USA TODAY. Results revealed that people failed to follow the necessary steps to wash their hands 97 percent of the time.

Dr. Danh Ngo told Metro that it’s important to remember “vigorous hand scrubbing and washing or a proper amount of alcohol-based hand sanitizer to effectively clean our hands.”

“To avoid improper hand washing, make it a habit to rub and scrub between your fingers, under your nails, at least up to your wrist,” Dr. Ngo says, and also scrub any visible stains.

Read the full article here:

 

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