Hand sanitizer

A hand sanitizer is mounted near a concession stand. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against Germs

With flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

Day Care Centers Taking Extra Steps To Keep Kids Flu Free

Mother’s day out programs and day cares in North Texas are noticing a slight decrease in attendance as the flu season kicks into high gear.

CBS 11–01/11/2013

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Sanitizer On The Menu As Restaurants Fight The Flu

At Mamma Mia’s Italian Grill everything is sanitized from tables to chairs to menus.

CBS 11–01/10/2013

A maid makes the bed in a hotel room. (credit: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Pack Sanitizer Before Checking In To Hotels

If your summer vacation plans include a hotel stay, you may want to pack an extra supply of hand sanitizer—and maybe even some disinfecting wipes.

06/18/2012