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Don't leave the doctor sicker than when you came in

Patient safety is a huge problem, one expert says.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 08:00am EDT

Tags: patient safety, paula wolfson, Robert Imhoff

Hand washing: It's all in the technique

Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important things you can do to to combat the spread of disease. Some people use alcohol-based hand sanitizers; others swear by old-fashioned soap and water.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 05:11pm EDT

Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, soap, hand sanitizer,

Are hand sanitizers worth your money?

Hand sanitizer sales totaled millions of dollars last year but do they actually ward off the flu?

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 07:44am EST

Tags: darci marchese, flu, Anthony Fauci, hand sanitizer

Simple steps for preventing the flu

It seems like the flu is unavoidable in the D.C. area, but there are simple steps anyone can take to cut the risk of getting sick.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 05:15am EST

Tags: flu, paula wolfson, John Dooley, Foxhall Internists