Dr. Judy Harrison, a foods and nutrition professor in UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences, says her studies show “most kids don’t know how to wash their hands properly,” reports WWLP-TV (only 28% knew the right method). Properly washed hands cut down on gastrointestinal problems, as well as the cold and flu. Harrison designed the “Wash Your Paws, Georgia!” (PDF) hand-washing initiative.
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