Happy New Year! Celebrate with a kiss

New Media Producer: Nick Storm

Instead of shaking hands when the clock strikes midnight Monday night you may want to give a kiss on the cheek!

Stomach and flu bugs are most commonly spread by the germs on our hands. Researchers from London say washing hands may be the first line of defense during a flu pandemic.

Proper hand hygiene means washing hands when loved ones are sick and when handling food. Using alcohol hand rubs can also help when soap and water are not available.