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How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

If your doctor has ever prescribed an antibiotic, he also may have told you to eat yogurt or take a daily probiotic supplement along with it. There is good reason for that. Our digestive systems are home to trillions of bacteria, many of which we rel ...
7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

You may think you know all the usual suspects where germs like to hang—the toilet for one, as well as those pesky sponges that are so difficult to disinfect completely. But there’s a fair amount of places the germs like to congregate that may take yo ...
Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

As most people head into the gym, their minds are focused on the day’s workout””not on MRSA, norovirus, influenza and other scary germs that may be floating around or lurking on the equipment. While disinfectant sprays and hand sanitizers ...