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Prevent Bed Bugs: Quick Tips

Follow these simple steps to prevent bed bugs from getting into your home.

Review Date: April 03, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Brushing Your Teeth

This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about cleaning teeth and gums. The page includes information on plaque, tips for daily oral care, and instructions on how to brush and floss teeth.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

American Dental Association

10 Steps To Staying Ahead of Lice

Helpful tips on safely dealing with lice and staying lice free.

Review Date: February 11, 2013

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.

An Ounce of Prevention - Seven Keys to a Safer Healthier Home- (PDF)

This brochure offers information on preventing infectious diseases through proper handwashing, food preparation techniques, immunizations, care in handling pets, and more.

Review Date: October 24, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lurking in the Locker Room

Do you know where nasty things like bacteria and fungi may be hiding? Come in to the boys' and girls' locker rooms to see what's lurking under foot and behind closed doors.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Parasitic Roundworm Diseases

Parasitic roundworms can live on or in humans and cause a variety of health problems. Learn how good personal hygiene can prevent many diseases caused by roundworms.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID