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Can Hand-Washing With Cold Water Really Kill Germs?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

washing hands with cold water

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  • If you’ve been taught that washing your hands in warm water is necessary to get rid of dirt, germs and bacteria, one study says using cold water works fine if you follow a few important methods


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