When you are a kid, your parents teach you to wash your hands every time before you eat, blow your nose and use the bathroom.
While many thought that was good for you, that may not always be the case. According to Ars Technica, the Food and Drug Administration has asked companies to submit data backing up the claims that those soaps are “better” than other kinds of cleansers.
Many researchers are claiming that some of the chemicals used in antibacterial soap are actually leaving us more vulnerable to certain diseases.
So what should we do? For now, studies stay to stick to Alcohol-based cleansers and good old fashioned soap.