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Jul 12, 2013, 11:00 ET
The study revealed, "from a hygiene viewpoint, paper towels are superior to electronic air dryers" and "drying hands thoroughly with single-use, disposable paper towels is the preferred method of hand drying."  (PRNewsFoto/Deb Canada)

Paper Towels or Hot Air Dryers - Which is Better & Why?

We all know 80% of common infectious diseases are spread by our hands and effective hand washing remains our best defense - but what about hand...

Dec 19, 2012, 14:59 ET
Electronic hand hygiene monitoring reveals that 9 out of 10 healthcare workers access hand sanitizer using only one dose from a dispenser.  (PRNewsFoto/Deb Canada)

90% of Healthcare Workers Not Hand Hygiene Compliant

"Data from 10 million hand hygiene events using electronic monitoring technology revealed for the first time that 9 out of 10 healthcare workers...