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Bacteria on our Skin

Bacteria on our Skin

From a young age we are always told to wash our hands to prevent infection. Cleaning product companies bombard us with ads for disinfectants and cleaners but how many bacteria really live on our skin? The article from the New York Times discusses this point

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/16/science/40-trillion-bacteria-on-and-in-us-fewer-than-we-thought.html?hpw&rref=science&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well