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5 Things You Touch Every Day That Are Dirtier Than Your Toilet

Dirty Germs

We have been told repeatedly that washing our hands often is the best way to prevent transmission of the cold and flu viruses. However, avoiding bacteria should be a concern as well, that in some cases takes more than habitual hand cleaning to protect our health. In fact, one study reported that that the level of bacteria found on the hands of 300 test subjects was equivalent to the contamination of a dirty toilet bowl.