Tag:

cleanliness

4 steps to a healthier home

Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.

Out with the old

Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.

The first step in every recipe

Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.

Beware the double-dippers

One scoop into a container of dip is more than enough. A second dip with a half-eaten chip or veggie? That's a recipe for disaster.

Gross alert: Your dishwasher is not as sterile as you think

Beware of bacteria and fungi that may be dwelling among your drinkware and dishes.

5 easy ways to keep your toothbrush healthy

Sharing a bathroom with others? Chances are your toothbrush likely has fecal matter on it.

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