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Are antibacterial products with triclosan fueling bacterial resistance?

Are antibacterial products with triclosan fueling bacterial resistance? By: Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing When it comes to keeping clean, there could such a thing as too clean. Iíve posted before about how often people shower and whether showering daily might have a downside. Itís not just my opinion. Over five years ago, the FDA raised alarms about antibacterial soap and whether it might lead to more resistant bacteria. At…

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