Is Your Beard Packed With Germs?

People have wondered whether beards are clean or a magnet for germs and bacteria. In a study published Journal of Hospital Infection, researchers sought to compare bacterial colonization on the faces of male health care workers with and without facial hair. Little difference was noted and in fact some species of bacteria were more likely to be found in those without beards.

Read more here:

http://www.webmd.com/men/news/20160125/is-your-beard-packed-with-germs?page=2

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