Your purse is nasty! The average purse carries more bacteria than the average toilet seat—and one in five handbags contain enough bacteria to be considered a health risk, says a recent study.
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Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its 3-Day races for next year. Read about the controversy surrounding the decision.
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2 thoughts on “Menopause News Flash: Your Purse is Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat”
I’m afraid to put my hand into my purse for fear of what it will find!
Be brave, Janie. Then use some anti-bacterial soap when you’re done.