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Study: Half of Americans use swimming pools as communal bath tub

Summer is nearly here, but before you go jumping in the public pool, you might want to think twice! 

Study: Ride-sharing cars carry more germs than toilet seats

Catching an Uber or Lyft has become ultra convenient for millions of Americans. But you should know, you’re likely jumping into the backseat of a ride filled with germs.

Airport security trays carry more germs than toilets, study finds

Next time you go through airport security, you may want to wash your hands afterwards.

Nasty germs may be lurking in your hotel swimming pool

With summer almost upon us, health officials are warning Americans to take precaution against nasty germs that could be lurking in swimming pools. 

Journeys with germs: What are the dirtiest things on an airplane?

There's no better way to test your body's immune system than by subjecting it to air travel.

HEALTH WATCH: Kitchen competes with bathroom for dirtiest room in house

When it comes to germs, the kitchen competes with the bathroom as the dirtiest place in your home.

10,000 germ species live in and on healthy people

They live on your skin, up your nose, in your gut. If you collected all the bacteria and other microbes you have, they could weigh, amazingly, a few pounds.

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