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The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues WINTER STORM WATCHES for Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties from 7 PM Saturday night until 10 PM Sunday.  Light snow develops near midnight Saturday night and becomes steadier and heavier toward daybreak Sunday.  Snow, heavy at times, may accumulate on order of 6" to 12" by Sunday evening.  Traveling will be difficult and further compromised by blowing and drifting snow.  The exact track is still being fine tuned, so please stay with wwmt.com throughout your weekend!

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Study shows fist bumps spread fewer germs than handshakes

Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) – It’s certainly more hip, and it just might be healthier. According to British researchers, a fist-bump spreads fewer germs than a handshake.

A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control found that handshakes spread twice the amount of bacteria as fist bumps.

In fact, doctors and nurses at a hospital in Dallas, Texas are now greeting patients with fist bumps just to be safe.

As many as 75,000 patients with hospital acquired infections die each year in the United States.

Some people are even pushing for a handshake ban at hospitals.

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