Are Your Makeup Brushes Spreading Germs?

No one would ever think of rubbing their clean face on a public, or even private, toilet seat. However, a recent study by Suhail Alam, MD, at the Aventus Clinic has found that our makeup brushes contain more bacteria than, you guessed it, a toilet seat. Please take a moment to gag, barf or scream

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Hello, Baby! When Should I Take My Baby Out in Public?

Knowing when to introduce your baby to the world can be tricky, especially for first-time parents. You worry about their immune systems and if they will be able to fight off common germs. You also worry about strangers putting unwashed hands on your baby. These are all valid concerns, but doctors say that ultimately it

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Say Bye, Bye to Bathroom Germs

On the surface, your bathroom might look clean and polished, but you’d be amazed at how many germs are hiding just out of sight. From the toothbrush holder to the bathmat, mildew and bacteria cling to just about everything. While the bathroom might not win for the dirtiest room in the house (the kitchen takes

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Should You Wear Gloves During COVID-19?

During COVID-19, we all want to do out best to protect ourselves and our families from getting sick. One way we can protect ourselves is by using personal protective equipment, like face masks, when going to the store or running essential errands. Recently, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding another type of personal

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Germs of Backpacks, Lunchboxes and Water Bottles

Every person with a school-aged child knows that the back to school season is often shortly followed by the start of a new cold and flu season. Children are once again going to be in close quarters with 20–30 of their peers and all the germs they bring with them! But have you considered that

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