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FDA: Anti-bacterial soaps may not curb bacteria


WASHINGTON -- After more than 40 years of study, the federal government said Monday it has no evidence that the anti-bacterial chemicals used in countless common soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and it is reviewing research suggesting they may pose health risks. [Full Story]

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