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Checking Up On Health: February 4, 2014

Health News and Views Compiled by Benita M. Dodd BENITA DODD Icejam 2014 brought metro Atlanta – and my Checking Up on Health roundup – to a standstill on January 28. I hope you and yours pulled through the mess with minimal damage. Read my commentary on the positive aspects of the weather disaster here. How long should you wash your hands? Sixty-six percent of adults are washing their hands more thoroughly or frequently in response to the flu sweeping the country, according to the Bradley Corp. Healthy Hand Washing Survey. But … not long enough! The survey reveals that most Americans need a reminder to continue lathering up for a full 20 seconds, because 55 percent wash… View Article

I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation.  For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work.  As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature.  We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us.  To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)

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