Exploding Toilets Injure 4 New Yorkers; Tenants Wounded By Porcelain Shards In Freak Accidents

By | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 13:10

Four tenants, including one man sustaining lacerations, were injured in a series of freak accidents of exploding toilets in Brooklyn.


Many Household Items Hold More Bacteria Than A Toilet Seat

By | Sun, 09/08/2013 - 16:47

You may worry about their bathroom being full of bacteria, but you should be worrying about your other household items more.

Leather handbags in store rack.

Handbag Care: Germs In Your Bag And How To Prevent Infection

By | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 13:59

A handbag may cost you more than you bargained for when it comes to your health.


Whistling Could Help Babies Get Potty Trained and Out of Diapers In Just 9 Months

By | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:25

Whistling could help babies learn to go to the bathroom on their own, a new study revealed. Researchers said that parents who whistle to their infants could even see their children get potty-trained before they are able to walk.

Nairobi's Kibera district, largest slum in the world

Poor Hygiene Kills 2.7 Million People Each Year, UN

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 15:47

Building more toilets to improve sanitation could save millions of lives worldwide and remove an important source of inequality, the UN said.


Your Cellphone Is 10 Times Filthier Than the Average Public Toilet Seat

By | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 16:07

Next time you reach for your cellphone, you may first want to give it a good "wipe and cover."


Take a Seat For Your Health: Taiwan Minister Wants Men to Urinate Sitting Down

By | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 10:54

In an effort to clean up Taiwan's public toilets, the country's environmental minister has suggested that men should sit down while urinating instead of standing up.