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Beyond Pesticides Ridding the World of Triclosan One Sock... Healthy Child Healthy World More info about triclosan...

The most common illnesses (colds, flu and gastrointestinal upsets) are caused by viruses. Antibacterials, like triclosan have little or no effect on viruses. Antibacterial products target good bacteria as well as bad, but our bodies need those good bacteria. They help us digest our food, for example, and keep harmful microorganisms from entering our bodies through our main orifices like our mouths and nose. The bad bacteria we encounter typically have no impact on a healthy immune system. In fact, only 1 percent to 2 percent of microbes are likely to make us sick. Bacteria are so prevalent and reproduce so fast that it’s impossible to eliminate them anyway. In addition, a large number of recent studies have found substantial evidence that triclosan and triclosan-containing products actually promote the emergence of bacteria resistant to antibiotic medications and antibacte...

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