Time - Dec 3, 2010 - Clean is good, especially when it comes to fending off germs, but is there such a thing as being too clean?
Science News - Nov. 30, 2010 - Young people who are overexposed to antibacterial soaps containing triclosan may suffer more allergies, and exposure to higher levels of Bisphenol A among adults may negatively influence the immune system, a new University of Michigan School of Public Health study suggests.
UPI - Nov 30, 2010 - An ingredient in antibacterial soaps may provoke more allergies, and some plastics used in soap bottles may affect the immune system, U.S. researchers say.
NPR - Nov 29, 2010 - There may be such a thing as being too clean, says Allison Aiello, an associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Medscape Medical News - Apr. 30, 2010 - Studies of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) for pandemic influenza — namely, strategies other than vaccines and antiviral medications to reduce the harm and spread of disease — may help limit transmission.
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As new research indicates, the influenza virus might be spread by coughing, sneezing, or breathing. In this NBC news article, Dr. Donald Milton from University of Maryland and Dr Aiello discuss how flu spreads and what precautions you can take to prevent getting the flu:
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Aiello Research Group PI Dr. Allison Aiello and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lydia Feinstein co-chaired the Symposium on the Novel Approaches for Bio-social Integration in Epidemiologic Studies at this year's Congress of the Americas. See the link below for details on ...more
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