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A new study just found that an antibiotic-resistant form of E. coli is often spread because people don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. Head to the sink as we tell you how to properly wash up after using the loo.
Washing your hands often and well is an important step in preventing flu and other illnesses. But the way your dry your hands can unintentionally spread bacteria.
Be honest. Do you wash your kitchen towels routinely ― or do weeks (or a month) go by before you toss them in a load? Our infectious disease expert explains why you might want to adopt better towel hygiene.
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