8 Germiest Surfaces To Avoid To Stay Healthy

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Germy Surface: Restroom Doors
Doctors say it's best to use a paper towel to open public restroom doors.
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Germy Surface: Cutting Boards
Lemon wedges in water glasses are another hot spot, carrying germs from servers unless they're handled properly.
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Germy Surface: Grocery Cart
A study showed grocery carts can have as much bacteria as some public bathrooms.
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Germy Surface: Menu
Menus go from hand to hand at many restaurants, passing germs along the way.
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Germy Surface: Items On Restaurant Tables
Ketchup bottles and other things on tables inside restaurants can be covered with hand prints and germs.
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Germy Surfaces: Soap Dispenser
Soap dispensers can be covered in germs, since they're what people touch before getting clean.
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Germy Surface: Airplane Bathroom
Airplane bathrooms are touchy with so many people using them in between cleanings.
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Germy Surface: Doctor's Office
Steer clear of people who are coughing and sniffling while in the doctor's office.
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Best Protection? Hand Washing
Be safe, wash your hands.
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