With cold weather making its first appearance here's some interesting info on the anti-bacterial products we have become so enamored of: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-10739/why-you-should-avoid-antibacterial-hand-soap.html
Here are some parenting tips from the CDC for various age ranges:
Some viruses making the rounds in the Fall/Winter 2014/15 school year are the Enterovirus D-68 (dangerous for our mini-munchkins for sure) and Hand Foot Mouth Disease. It is important to familiarize yourself with symptoms early. Click on the links which will take you to the CDC website for more information.