“Unfortunately, it doesn’t take much contamination to create a messy problem so it’s important to prevent germs from getting into pools and lakes as much as possible,” said WDH Epidemiologist Courtney Tillman.
We have all seen it. A child digging deep in his/her nose for treasure, only to find said treasure and put it in their mouth. Natural reaction is to say "STOP THAT, THAT IS GROSS!" New research shows that maybe you shouldn't be so quick to scold.
Next time you pump your own gas, you might just want to wear gloves. According to a report released by Kimberly Clark Professional, gas pump handles rank as one of the dirtiest surfaces that Americans touch on a regular basis. Yuck.