Healthy Body Hygiene hotspots and all you need to know about keeping skin clean and healthy.
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Making healthy choices is important, but it's not enough to counteract poor environmental conditions that affect our health.
Because our environment has a large impact on our health and well-being, an important part of living well is doing our part to take care of the environment. We can work together as proactive communities to foster a safe, happy, and healthy world for years to come.
Intermountain’s Air Quality and Health team created a series of patient handouts to help you know what you should do when air quality is poor. The handouts include instruction for pregnant women, children in early childhood years, people who work outside, and more.
When your child or another family member has a cold or cough, there are extremely important steps in addition to frequent hand washing that can lower the risk of spreading the infection to others.
Some experts call these strategies respiratory hygiene, and they can be very effective if followed carefully.Food can become contaminated with bacteria and other germs that can cause stomach pain, vomiting, and worse. To limit problems. Make sure your hands are washed and the kitchen surfaces are clean before and after preparing meals. Clean your cutting board or kitchen surface after preparing raw meats for cooking and clean before using the surface to prepare any food that is not to be cooked such as salads, fruits, or vegetables.
Once germs invade our bodies, they snuggle in for a long stay. They gobble up nutrients and energy, and can produce toxins (say: TOK-sinz), which are proteins that act like poisons. Those toxins can cause symptoms of common infections, like fevers, sniffles, rashes, coughing, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Most germs are spread through the air in sneezes, coughs, or even breaths. Germs can also spread in sweat, saliva, and blood. Some pass from person to person by touching something that is contaminated, like shaking hands with someone who has a cold and then touching your own nose.