germs

Keep Your Skin In Shape After A Workout

Working out is great for your body! Well, most of your body. There are a lot of things lurking around the gym that can do more harm than good and those things can wreak havoc on your skin. Bacteria and fungus are everywhere! One of the biggest skin issues is acne. The bacteria that causes pimples...
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Beards Found To be Germier Than Dog Fur

There is no mistake that beards are fashionable. From the five o'clock shadow to a bird's nest, men are embracing the hair on their faces more than in recent memory. But there is a dark side to those beards. Results of a study proclaim that beards carry more bacteria on their person than dogs! The...
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Clean Your Phone Using a UV Light Sanitizer

On average we touch our phones 2,617 times a day. That's a lot of types, swipes and taps! All this touching of phones in bathrooms, gyms, offices, and the house and it is rarely we clean our phones beyond rubbing it on our pants thigh. The problem for many is how to clean them. Being such an...
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Do Not Touch Signs Popular With Parents

The lurking cold and flu season is on its way and this year a lot of parents are going all out to make sure their kids don't catch it. The American Academy of Pediatrics reported that 179 children died of flu-related causes since August; 18 of this year, with 80% of those affected not having...
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You Should Doing This Before Flushing Your Toilet

The big issue with the bathroom for years was to get everyone to wash their hands after using the facilities. However one area has been overshadowed and can render your recently washed hands completely filthy. After you've finished and before you flush, close the toilet lid. When you flush, the...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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How Often Should You Clean Your Office Coffee Mug?

Somehow the rules for cleaning differ from your home and the office, especially when it comes to your coffee cup. While you run your dishwasher nightly at home, it’s likely been a few weeks (if not months) since your office coffee mug received more than a casual rinse. But is that setting you up...
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Why You Should Keep The Air Flow Nozzle Open When On An Airplane

The air inside airplanes has an undue bad reputation, says a doctor who is an expert on the spread of infectious diseases associated with air travel. While there is a lot of evidence that being cooped up inside a cylinder tube for hours with dozens of other people can lead to you catching a cold or...
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STUDY: That Hotel Hair Dryer Is Germier Than You Realized

A new study from a microbiologist says that you should avoid using your hotel hairdryer. The microbiologist, Chuck Gerba, tested germs in hotel rooms with rates that ranged from $98 to $500 per night. The findings? Well, they were pretty disgusting: Gerba found that a hotel hair dryer can be...
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When Was The Last Time You Washed Your Office Coffee Mug?

Although we wash our dishes on a regular basis at home, when was the last time you washed your office coffee mug? But before you race out to the office kitchen to give it a scrubbing, using the communal kitchen sponge is likely worse for you than letting your mug sit at your desk. As you fill you...
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