The Great Stink of 1880: About the Hygiene of Older Times
Learn the story of the Great Stink of Paris, which will explain why people weren't as hygienic back then.
Don’t Buy Into These 11 Myths on Foot Hygiene and Health
Is there really a “correct” way to cut your toenails to prevent an ingrown nail? Podiatrists Sarah Haller and Brad Schaeffer debunk 11 foot myths.
Is Using Your Phone in the Bathroom As Bad As It Sounds?
When it comes to bathroom hygiene, even the smallest mistakes can have dire consequences. Is using your phone while you're in the bathroom as bad as you think?
Fascinating History - Why We Wash Our Hands
Until the 18th-century doctors didn’t wash their hands. Everything changed thanks to a man named Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis. This is his tragic story.
Hygiene in the Middle Ages: Yes, It Did Exist, Kind Of...
Despite popular belief, hygiene in the Middle Ages did exist. Well, kind of...
10 of the Worst Face Mask Mistakes People Tend to Make
A lot of us might be making some inadvertent mistakes while using a face mask. Find out which ones should be avoided.
5 Reasons Why Showering at Night is Better for Your Health
Do you avoid taking a shower at night? Perhaps you shouldn't. Read this article to find out why.
8 Of the DIRTIEST Household Items and How to Clean Them
Even in the cleanest of homes, germs might be lurking in the most surprising everyday items. These are 8 items you should look out for and clean regularly.
Skipping Showers? It May Be the Healthier Choice
If you don't don't shower on a daily basis, there's no reason to be embarrassed. It might actually be the healthier choice...
The Bizarre Hygienic Practices of the Victorian Era
We’re well aware that the hygienic practices of the people of the past centuries were not stellar, but who knew they were so bizarre!
How To Tell When Hand Sanitizer Stops Being Effective
Having some extra hand sanitizer at home can be useful, but pay attention to these 5 signs that indicate a drop in sanitizers' effectiveness.
COVID-19: Does Shampoo Protect You?
We know about the importance of hand washing and disinfecting, but what about hair hygiene? Is shampoo enough to protect us from pathogens?
How to Keep Your Fingernails Germ Free
The importance of washing hands has been thoroughly discussed, but what about keeping the nail area clean? Here are a few important pointers.
See How Germs Spread With Your Own Eyes
If you need to see it to believe it - this visual demonstration of how germs spread is for you!
This Is How Soap Annihilates COVID-19 and Protects You
This useful visual demonstration explains the science behind hand-washing & shows how to wash your hands so that no soap residue is left behind
How to Make Hand Sanitizer at Home With Just 2 Ingredients
None of these 3 DIY hand sanitizer recipes use more than 3 ingredients, some of which you likely already have in the medicine cabinet
Are You Washing Your Hands Correctly?
Proper hand-washing can help protect you from infectious diseases, be it salmonella, the flu, or other dangerous viruses. Here's how to do it
Why You Shouldn’t Keep a Bar Soap for More Than 2 Years
The following 10 personal hygiene products all expire sooner than you’d think and you must replace them regularly
6 Popular Grocery Items You Should Definitely Stop Buying
Many companies have become masters at selling us stuff we don't need. Here are some of the worst offenders.
11 Surprising Causes for Heart Complications and Stroke
A list of 11 unexpected factors and indicators of heart disease and stroke
What's the Dirtiest Place on the Plane?
If you were asked what the dirtiest place on the plane was, what would you answer? The next study is going to surprise you and change your mind about dirty places.
These Foods and Drinks Are Terrible For Your Pearly Whites
Sadly for us, there are many of our favorite foods and drinks that are simply no good for our teeth. Here are 10 of the worst foods and drinks for tooth stains
8 Body Parts We All Forget to Wash Often Enough
Most people miss these body parts when having a wash, but doing so could be harming your health...
Can You Really Get Food Poisoning From a Humble Tea Towel?
If you've seen some alarmist reporting regarding tea towels and food poisoning recently, there's no need to worry. Here's more information on the study.
13 Mistakes You’re Making in the Shower!
Do you take a shower every day? If so, you're already making one of the 13 shower mistakes most people aren't aware of. Discover them all in the next article.