Protecting your loved ones amid the coronavirus pandemic
From what needs deep cleaning to what to stock in your medicine cabinet
By Sharon Feiereisen
It’s starting to get hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It doesn’t help matters that there’s so much conflicting information going around, which is why we turned to leading experts to find out exactly how and what we should be cleaning, what to look for when shopping for disinfecting products (did you know hormone disruptors are lurking in many household products?), how to stock your medicine cabinet, tips for warding off the blues, and more.
Harmful ingredients in cleaning and disinfecting materials
While cleaning and disinfecting are on everybody’s mind, the products available are not all created equally.
“Cleaning products remove dirt and germs, but don’t kill germs,” says Dr. Aly Cohen, co-author of Non-Toxic: Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World. “This can be done with products that are a lot less harmful than stronger chemicals used to remove infectious bacteria and viruses.”