Health Tip: Don’t Spread Infectious Disease

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(HealthDay News) — While playing organized sports is usually a great way to get exercise, buses along with locker rooms may be perfect breeding grounds for infectious disease.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how to keep your team healthier:

  • Do not share water bottles, mouth guards, towels or some other personal items.
  • Encourage personal hygiene in which includes frequent showers along with washing of sports equipment.
  • Enforce pre-sports physicals to rule out skin infections along with ensure in which players are up to date on vaccines.

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