contact dermatitis, lice, new clothes, scabies

Do I Really Need to Wash New Clothes?

Why do I need to wash new clothes? When I used to buy new clothes, I would put them on in the changing room and then wear them that day. Well, never again, not now that I have learned of all the things new clothes can have on them, from lice to fungi to scabies to toxic chemicals. They look ...

Wilma Oakes

A young woman puts clothes in a front-load washing machine.