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September 22, 2005

Wash Your Hands, Atlanta!

This week is National Clean Hands Week. A study conducted by Harris Interactive for the American Microbiology Association and the Soap and Detergent Association was done in four cities: Atlanta, Chicago, New York and San Francisco. Researchers were stationed in public bathrooms to check on whether people washed their hand afterwards. The worst offenders were in Atlanta:

The worst hygiene was at Atlanta's Turner Field, where 37 percent of the men left the bathroom without washing and 16 percent of the women did. [AP]

YUCK! I'm going to start carrying that antibacterial stuff around now. Maybe I should also avoid Braves games.

Americans' Dirty Secret Revealed [LiveScience]
Give women a hand -- they wash theirs, study finds [Indiana Star]
I'd Shake Your Hand, But ... [Forbes]

Yours, &c., LC | 01:15 PM | | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

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i try and avoid braves fans altogether.

Posted by: fat asian baby at September 22, 2005 06:52 PM