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Are these really flu stoppers?

If you're looking for extra protection against swine flu, remember that not all health products live up to their ad copy. The Healthy Skeptic investigated four products that supposedly ward off the flu. The short story: We haven't really come all that far from the days of flu-fighting magnets. Remi-D All Natural Hand Sanitizing Mist Washing hands regularly is one of the best ways to avoid catching the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention specifically recommends washing with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. LifeLogic Products urges another approach. Its Remi-D hand sanitizer contains benzalkonium chloride instead of alcohol, which has a reputation...

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