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How To Wash Hands Avoid Flu
agree with video re: Triclosan Begets Superbugs. Brush under Nails where germs hide. see http://ewg.org for more info...
WHAT I DO is: soap the faucet handles while I lather up. THEN rinse those handles while I rinse my hands.
 In that way I am able to TURN OFF WATER when I'm done.
I DO NOT WASTE WATER the way CONSUMER REPORTS does in their vid
I DO occasionally use paper towel to grab door handle but more often use my foot. or in a busy club 
I use my FOOT to hook the door open when the next person comes in
If in public place where no one's gonna come in I may:
Hold door open with FOOT during above process. Then I'm out clean.

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*Train yourself not to touch your face*
*Besides washing your hands (correctly so the facet does not cross contaminate your hands when you turn the facet off), put a rubber band on your wrist and snap it every time you touch your face.

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I never touch my face till I get home and wash my hands.
I usually don't touch my face unless I'm in the shower.
I usually use the underside of my shirt to touch my face or my hand towell at home.
At home I dry off after my daily shower with a hand towell. I then use previous hand towell for my touching face and napkin needs. Then that towell goes on cat bed for a day, then into wash.
SAVES WATER, SAVES LAUNDRY. PREVENTS CHLORINE BLEACH from touching my eyelids nostrils lips. 
http://reachforunbleached.org in Britain they use UNBLEACHED napkins and tissues. WE SHOULD TOO!

*Train yourself not to touch your face*
*Besides washing your hands (correctly so the facet does not cross
contaminate your hands when you turn the facet off), put a rubber band
on your wrist and snap it every time you touch your face.

People often cross contaminate their hands after washing them when
they turn off the facet.

Short Video: The right way to wash your hands
http://video.consumerreports.org/services/player/bcpid25840123001?bclid=16548713001&bctid=36865624001&EXTKEY=HNANT0910

Use a paper towel to turn off the facet and open
the door.  Also carry non-toxic alcohol based
hand-wipes (in case there are not any paper
towels). Some hand sanitizers can have a toxic
build up.

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Additional;
*A toilet can toss germs for ten feet, when flushed, according to
an EPA expert.Reference Source on "toilet flushing":*

Close the lid on the toilet (and it does boggle my mind that so many hospitals
and public bathrooms do not have a lid on the toilet.  You would think that doctors
would know better.

Article reference title
WORRIED ABOUT HOME HEALTH DANGERS?
Relax--you're safer than you think:
Woman's Day, October 5, 1999 Section: HEALTH

Excerpt from cited article:

BATHROOMS
The worry: The area around toilets is full of germs, and it's easy to
catch something.

The reality: This instinctive concern is all too valid. When you flush,
microbes are propelled up and outward. "Keeping toothbrushes on the
toilet tank or on a sink ledge near the toilet is a bad idea," says Chuck
Gerba, Ph.D., professor of environmental microbiology at the
University of Arizona. "When we test toothbrushes in homes, about ten
percent of those kept near the toilet have E. coli bacteria on them.
Toilet handles can also get contaminated with E. coli, salmonella and
other diarrhea-causing bacteria, as well as microbes that cause
hepatitis A." One non-worry: catching something from a toilet seat. As
long as skin on the buttocks and thighs is unbroken, harmful germs can't
get through. But touching a toilet seat and then touching food or your
mouth can transmit disease. Disinfectants should be used every few days
around toilets.

*End of excerpt from reference article;*
 WORRIED ABOUT HOME HEALTH DANGERS?
Relax--you're safer than you think:
Woman's Day, October 5, 1999 Section: HEALTH
Thanks to Toxic Reverend for this article.
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