Pucker Up and Share Germs!

Dutch scientists have found an intimate kiss lasting 10 seconds transfers on average about 80 million bacteria. They also found partners shared more similar bacterial colonies than two strangers. Before you insist your significant other swig mouthwash before each kiss, remember, diversity in bacteria can help your immune system response. This similarity did not correlate fully with kissing behavior. A shared…

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Halitosis—aka “bad breath”

Halitosis, or bad breath, is mostly from bacteria, dead cells and food breakdown. So to eliminate bad breath:brush your teeth after you eat for at least two minutes; brush your tongue to get rid of old food and dead cells; floss daily; take care of your gums; anddrink adequate amounts of water to avoid “dry mouth”. Rinse with plenty…

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