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Friday, 30 January 2009 22:22

Dogs' health at risk from human germs

A Kansas State University study has learned that humans are much more likely to spread germs to dogs (primarily through poor hand-washing hygiene) than are dogs likely to share germs while licking their owners' faces and other dog bonding behaviors.

Published in Health
University of Arizona researchers analyzed the number and kinds of germs found on grocery store shopping carts. They discovered that their handles contain more bacteria, fecal matter, and saliva than do public toilets.

Published in Health
Friday, 07 November 2008 20:10

Hand in the verdict: Women have dirtier palms

A University of Colorado study has found that the palms of women’s hands are germier than the palms of men’s hands. The average female palm had about 150 different species of bacteria on it, much more than previously estimated by scientistst. Oh, gross!

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