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Hand sanitizer on a shelf at a pharmacy in Plano, Texas. (Donna McWilliam, File/AP)
Hand sanitizer on a shelf at a pharmacy in Plano, Texas. (Donna McWilliam, File/AP)
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This week the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said there's not enough evidence to benefit doing annual pelvic exams for women who are healthy and not pregnant, and the government advisory panel is seeking public comment on the matter. Also, the Food and Drug Administration is looking for more information about whether hand sanitizer gels are safe and effective.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Sharon Begley, a reporter with partner STAT News.

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Sharon Begley, senior science reporter for STAT News. She tweets @sxbegle.

This segment aired on June 30, 2016.

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