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11 Worst Germ Hot Spots in Your Home

We all know that bathrooms, and toilets in particular, are serious germ zones, but there are many other places that are equally packed with bacteria and other harmful microbes. Before I share the wors…

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Italian Researchers Learn How Birds Fly Together

As flocks of starlings descend on Rome, Italian researchers study how huge numbers of birds are able to move simultaneously. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "eGeevlv3nHZ9SyAH", NewsLo…

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Could Your Kitchen Pass a Public Health Inspection?

An online survey finds that many home cooks don't follow basic food-safety standards. Here's how you can stay safe. By Emily Main, Rodale.com What you can do Refrigerate food as soon …

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The 7 Germiest Public Places

Avoid touching these surfaces in public places to stay healthy. Excerpt from The List Makerís Get-Healthy Guide, By the Editors of Prevention An average adult can touch as many as 30 objects w…

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TV Ads Linked to Childhood Obesity

An impressive new study was released in the American Journal of Public Health linking television viewing to childhood obesity.† Australian researchers reviewed television food advertising throughout A…

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‘Garbage People’ in Cairo Recycle 80% of Trash They Find

Cairo, Egypt has a population of sixteen to eighteen million, and†utilizes an unusual trash removal system. The Zabbaleen ("garbage people" in Arabic) have been working with trash for decades, recycli…

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