The Checkup: Why You Might Want to Ditch Your Antibacterial Soap, Stat

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• Yikes! Hand sanitizer really is not all it’s cracked up to be. [Refinery29]
UPDATE: Looks like Refinery29 had it wrong when they made hand sanitizer the villain. It turns out, while many folks are under the impression hand sanitizer contains the harmful ingredient triclosan, most don’t. However, you should be wary of antibacterial soaps and toothpastes, where, according to the FDA, triclosan is often found. [Science Daily]

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