Germs

Take a Sickie - But Not When Channel 4 Says So

Dale Bilson | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dale Bilson

Lying there, wishing it would end, I was worried they would think I was skiving. Bunking off. Throwing a sickie. I didn't think they would believe I was genuinely ill.

Can Going To The Gym Make You Ill?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Going to the gym may not be as beneficial as you think because some fitness fans' poor hygiene could leave you ill, according to a new survey. Almo...

A History Of Hand-Shaking Controversy

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

Advice warning germ-conscious Olympic athletes to avoid shaking hands during the London 2012 games would be endorsed by US business tycoon Donald Trum...

Sneezing - the Public Enemy

Susie Amy | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Susie Amy

It's amazing what goes into your head, and won't come out. As a teenager, I read an article about sneezing. There was a picture of a person sneezing, and a huge cloud of germs around them. Ever since, if someone sneezes near me, my mind sees the huge cloud of germs.

One In Six Mobile Phones Contaminated With E. Coli

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A worrying 92% of mobile phone handsets in the UK contain a host of bugs, bacteria and in some cases, potentially dangerous E. coli and MRSA, a study ...