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Bathroom Germs Directory

If you think you're bathroom might be germy, you're probably right. Many bacteria and viruses thrive in this type of environment unless you use disinfecting cleaners frequently. It's vital to wash your hands well often, but especially after visiting the restroom. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how germs survive, what germs are found in the bathroom, and much more.

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It's cold and flu season again, and the most innocent of objects could be your greatest health threat. Here's how to stave off cold and flu germs this season.

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