• Pass the Bottle: Study Says Hand Sanitizer Is More Effective For Kids Than Soap and Water

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Instead of heading to the sink to wash their hands, your kids might be better off reaching for a bottle of hand sanitizer. A new study published today in the journal Pediatrics suggests that children that wash their hands with hand sanitizer rather than soap and water missed fewer days of school, had fewer respiratory infections, and needed fewer antibiotic prescriptions than their peers that washed their hands using soap and water.
    Conducted in Spain, the study looked at 911 kids aged 3 and under that attended daycare centers. Kids were broken into three groups, one that used hand...
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