Beard. Goatee. Handlebar mustache. Mutton chops. It doesn’t matter which you choose. But dermatologist Alok Vij, MD, has practical tips for keeping all facial hair sanitary.
The staphylococcus bacteria, which is all around us, causes staph infections. Find out more about types of staph infections and when they’re cause for worry.
If you suspect you have MRSA, it’s important to see your doctor right away. Treatment is available, but you need to stick closely to your doctor’s orders to avoid serious problems.
Locker rooms are breeding grounds for staphylococcus bacteria and fungi that can cause athlete’s foot. Find out what germs might lurk in the locker room – and how you can have your gym time and stay healthy too.
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