Articles for Tag: "germs"

Double-dipping: A recipe for disaster?  Featured
Double-dipping: A recipe for disaster?
How easy is it for bacteria to transfer from someone’s mouth to the communal bowl?
How often should you wash your bath towels?  Featured
How often should you wash your bath towels?
For those who think once a week will suffice, an expert says beware. Towels are a breeding ground for certain germs.
How to keep germs off your holiday guest list 
How to keep germs off your holiday guest list
With the shopping and holiday season in full swing, it’s hard to avoid getting sick. An expert shares tips to stay germ-free.
Infographic: 5 ways to beat back-to-school germs 
Infographic: 5 ways to beat back-to-school germs
When the bell rings, kids’ immune systems need to be at their best. How can you keep the germs at bay?
What’s living on your festival wristbands? 
What’s living on your festival wristbands?
If you’re one of many who wears these souvenirs after events, one physician says you’re “carrying around a germ colony.”
Office coffee machines brewing more than coffee grounds  Featured
Office coffee machines brewing more than coffee grounds
One study finds that drip trays may be prone to bacteria, but it might not be as harmful as you think.
Is your job making you sick? 
Is your job making you sick?
An internal medicine physician offers tips on how to keep your work space as healthy as possible.