January 03, 2014132014
Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought
Germs that cause common
illnesses, including ear infections and strep throat, can linger on
surfaces such as cribs, children's toys and books for hours after
contamination -- even after the objects are well cleaned --
according to a small new study.
Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories
As people look for
fresh strategies to cut back on calories and shed pounds, a new
study suggests that simply eating more slowly can significantly
reduce how much people eat in a single sitting.