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Bidets are few and far between in the U.S.

A rectal surgeon says bidets are way healthier than toilet paper, but the average American still uses 3 rolls every week

The doctor said toilet paper could be abrasive and cause tears, but the health-professional jury is still out on whether bidets are really safer.
Take it easy with that toilet paper.

A rectal surgeon said you’re probably wiping your butt wrong

After using the bathroom, you should gently pat your behind — if you use toilet paper at all. Steer clear of baby wipes too.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell travels so often she relies on a special pre-flight routine to keep herself healthy.

A video of Naomi Campbell’s extreme airplane sanitation routine has gone viral, and an expert says she might be onto something

Airplanes of full of germs. Taking precautions like wiping down some surfaces and using hand sanitizer can help keep you healthy.

6 gross reasons why you should wash your hands more often

We touch our faces many times a day, so whatever is on your hands has a chance of making its way into your system and making you ill.
Not all trips to the toilet are created equal.

Do you really have to wash your hands every time you use the bathroom? The definitive answer, according to science

Ever wondered whether you need to wash your hands every time you use the toilet or urinal? Hand washing expert Donald Schaffner says yes.

I tried a $75 electric toothbrush with bristles made from activated charcoal — here’s how it worked

Boka is the online company with a mission of improving your oral health and its toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other products don't cut any corners in helping you get there.

San Francisco’s sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a ‘Poop Patrol’ to deal with its No. 2 problem

In San Francisco, people call the city's telephone hotline about 65 times a day to report human feces on streets and sidewalks. That adds up to 14,597 calls placed to 311 between January 1 and August 13. Now, city officials are ramping up their response to San Francisco's "poop problem."

What your daily routine should look like, according to science

Wondering what to eat for breakfast? What the optimal time for coffee is? How long you need to workout to see results? You're in the right place.

How to have perfect hygiene — according to science

Looks like we don't need to shower that often: Heeding advice from medical professionals, we compiled the best ways to keep you clean and healthy.

How to have perfect hygiene — according to science

Looks like we don't need to shower that often: Heeding advice from medical professionals, we compiled the best ways to keep you clean and healthy.