Put Your Hands Together

3/31/2014 12:00 AM

Scientists estimate that people are not washing their hands often or well enough and may transmit up to 80% of all infections by their hands. From doorknobs to animals to food, harmful germs can live on almost everything. Handwashing may be your single most important act to help stop the spread of infection and stay healthy.

Learn more about hygiene for a healthier life from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.