Tag: germs

Careful! Bubonic Plague is Riding the Subway With You

Subways aren't exactly known for being squeaky clean. How could they be with all the people coming and going at all times? However, you...

Ugh… Germs on Soap… Really?

Since germs seem to live on almost every surface, it should come as no surprise that they are even found on soap. While it...

7 Places in the Gym Where Germs Hide: Should You Be...

You probably visit the gym to get healthy and strong, but you may be getting more than a workout there. Hot and moist from...

New Report Estimates Death Toll from Antibiotic Resistance… And It’s Not...

A new global report, just released by the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), has quantified some of the costs - and casualties - of...

Public Restrooms Not as Filthy as their Reputation, New Study Reveals

Despite public restrooms having a rather nasty reputation, their microbial communities aren't much different from your bathroom at home, according to a new study...

Hand Dryers vs. Paper Towels

Ever since the invention of hand dryers, many have believed that they are better than the old standby paper towels. Environmentally speaking, it's certainly...

New Study Shows Each Kiss Transfers Millions of Bacteria

It looks like you really can get cooties from kissing. In a new study published in the American scientific journal, Microbiome, researchers from the...

Eeek.. Health Care Providers May Forget to Wash Their Hands

A new study performed by the American Psychological Association has uncovered some disturbing results: hospital workers tend to wash their hands less frequently towards...

The 9 Germiest Places in Your Kitchen

Even if you keep your kitchen sparkling clean, odds are that in some places, there are still plenty of germs lurking around. When microbiologists...

Study Confirms: Our Bacteria Follow Us Wherever We Go

It is common knowledge that we are all surrounded by millions of pathogens on a regular basis, both on our bodies and in our...
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