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  • Hand Washing: Why It's So Important for Parents

    Washing your hands well and often is the best way to keep from getting sick. Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.

  • Why Do I Need to Wash My Hands? for Kids

    Washing your hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading. Learn all about the best way to wash your hands in this article for kids.

  • Hand Washing: Why It's So Important for Teens

    Did you know that the most important thing you can do to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands? If you don't wash your hands frequently, you can pick up germs from other sources and then infect yourself.

  • The Flu: Stop the Spread for Kids

    Follow these tips to help prevent the spread of the flu.

  • Tips From School Nurses on Keeping Students Healthy for Parents

    Encouraging hand washing is the best way teachers can help keep kids and teens avoid illness during the school year, school nurses say. This article is for educators.

  • Salmonellosis for Kids

    Salmonellosis is an illness caused by a bacteria found in raw food, soil, water and the bowel movements of some animals, including reptiles. Find out how to prevent this illness.

  • Food Safety for Your Family for Parents

    Why is food safety important? And how can you be sure your kitchen and the foods you prepare in it are safe?

  • What Are Germs? for Kids

    You know they can hurt you, but what are these invisible creatures? Find out in this article for kids.

  • 5 Ways to Fight the Flu for Teens

    Get tips for fending off the flu in this article for teens.

  • Campylobacter Infections for Parents

    These bacterial infections can cause diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever. Good hand-washing and food safety habits can help prevent them.