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Study Finds Public Restroom Hand Dryers May Be Spreading Bacteria: What's The Best Hand-Drying Method?

Hand drying is just as important a process as hand washing in keeping bacterial transmissions at bay. What is the more effective hand-drying method available in public restrooms?

Public Health April 16, 2018

Hand Dryers In Public Restrooms May Spread Bacteria To Your Hands

Your hands may be getting bacteria right after washing them, if you use the hand dryers in public restrooms. This should not stop people from washing their hands though, as they just need to dry their hands another way.

Public Health April 12, 2018

Viral Photo Reveals Gross Bacteria From Restroom Hand Dryer, But There's No Need To Panic

A student's microbiology assignment ended up becoming a viral Facebook post about the hygiene of hand dryers. The petri dish looks disturbing, but there seems to be no need to panic (or death threats).

Public Health February 10, 2018

The Truth About Hand Dryers: Do They Pass On More Germs Than Average Paper Towels?

Bathrooms and restrooms contain millions of bacteria. To prevent acquiring this sickness-causing entity, public restrooms install hygienic items such as hand dryers, but research revealed that hand dryers could spread more germs compared to paper towels.

Life April 19, 2016

Hand Dryer or Paper Towel? This New Study Tells You the Healthier Choice

New research reveals that using paper towels to dry hands is healthy as opposed to using a hand dryer. Both jet air and warm air hand dryers are capable of emitting bacteria into the surrounding atmosphere, onto the user or bystander.

Society November 24, 2014

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