hygiene hygiene  /ˈhaɪ ˌdʒin/


  1. (n) a condition promoting sanitary practices
  2. (n) the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health

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  1. Mental hygiene is the science of keeping the mind, brain and nerves of humans healthy.
  2. But his passion for sanitation was not just finicky hygiene.
  3. But we mean geeks in the best sense of the term the smart, eternally curious seekers of information, not the smug know-it-alls with questionable personal hygiene.


  1. TSX Delisting Review - Swisher Hygiene Inc. (Symbol: SWI)

    TORONTO, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - DELISTING REVIEW   Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the "Company") - Further to TSX Bulletin 2013-0480 dated May 14, 2013, after considering all relevant information filed ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Results of DebMed Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Study to Be Unveiled at ICPIC International Conference

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed® , creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Swisher Hygiene regains compliance with Nasdaq

    Swisher Hygiene Inc. has regained compliance with Nasdaq's listing requirements. The Charlotte, N.C.-based hygiene and sanitation products and services company's stock rose more than 3 percent following ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "We understand how, in an attempt to protect the community from violent sexual predators, the state proceeded under the Mental Hygiene Law," Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick wrote in her opinion. "We do not propose that these petitioners be...
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick Source: New York Times

  2. "The toilet is directly linked to sanitation and hygiene of human beings as well as the improvement of the quality of their lives," Prime Minister Han Duck-soo told the conference.
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Han Duck-soo Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Together with oral hygiene and good nutrition, fluoridation has been proven to reduce tooth decay by up to 40 per cent, and a Smart State cannot ignore the extensive scientific evidence that shows fluoridation is the missing link in Queensland's...
    on Oct 16, 2005 By: Anna Bligh Source: Ninemsn

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