Articles for Tag: "germs"

5 common hand-washing mistakes 
5 common hand-washing mistakes
Flu season is peaking late this year. Here’s how to properly protect yourself.
Why do we sneeze? 
Why do we sneeze?
An otolaryngologist explains what happens in the human body to cause us to say ah-choo.
Office coffee machines brewing more than coffee grounds 
Office coffee machines brewing more than coffee grounds
A recent study finds that drip trays may be prone to bacteria, but it might not be as harmful as you think.
Are your gloves and scarves swarming with germs? 
Are your gloves and scarves swarming with germs?
An expert shares tips on how to keep your cold weather gear clean throughout the winter months.
Double-dipping can be a recipe for disaster 
Double-dipping can be a recipe for disaster
Salsa, chocolate syrup and cheese dip were tested to find how easily bacteria can transfer from someone’s mouth to the communal bowl.
Is antimicrobial soap better at killing germs? 
Is antimicrobial soap better at killing germs?
Handwashing with regular soap is just as effective, according to new research.
Kissing a beard could be like kissing a toilet 
Kissing a beard could be like kissing a toilet
Fecal matter may hide in facial hair, according to a recent laboratory analysis.