FDA Proposes a New Rule on Triclosan

As always, especially with flu season in full swing, we strongly encourage hand washing. But — and here’s the twist on conventional wisdom — we don’t recommend antibacterial soap. Although HSC has held this view for a while, it seems like the FDA finally agrees. Late last year, the FDA issued a new proposed rule […]

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Reducing Mold, Increasing Health: Q+A with an Expert

A few weeks ago, Steven Caulfield of Turner Building Science and Design co-hosted a webinar discussing the importance of proper mold and moisture control in schools with the EPA’s SHIELD initiative. We’re particularly interested in this issue at HSC because we know that an unhealthy school environment undermines efforts to keep students and staff healthy and give […]

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