So when is it overkill to be worried about infectious disease?

Posted By on January 18, 2016

Do you really need to put toilet paper on the seat like mom taught you?

overdoingthetoiletpaper"If it makes you feel better," says Melissa Hawkins, director of the public health scholars program at American University, who’s an expert in biostatistics, behavioral health and community health. "The toilet seats are not a vehicle for the transmission of any infectious agents, though."

It’s better to use a paper towel to cover up your contact with the faucet handles and bathroom doorknob, she says.
— Source: U.S.News – Health


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