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Lab Testing Hand Sanitizers vs. Soap | The Healing Tree

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A great video that demonstrates using lab tests the effectiveness of hand sanitizers vs. soap in removing bacteria and viruses. While this ABC segment aired in 2013, lab testing shows definitive proof of the difference between using alcohol vs non-alcohol based hand sanitizers, as well as washing your hands with soap and water.   Video Highlights: A hand sanitizers with 60% alcohol was able to remove most of the germs. A hand sanitizer with natural formula containing no alcohol hardly removed any germs. Alcohol helps break up bacteria proteins. Antibacterial soap are equally effective but hands must be rubbed and washed for at least...

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