What Science Says About Beach Sand and Stomach Aches
By washing your hands after digging in beach sand, you could greatly reduce your risk of ingesting bacteria that could make you sick. In new research , scientists have determined that, although beach sand is a potential source of bacteria and viruses, hand rinsing may effectively reduce exposure to microbes that cause gastrointestinal illnesses.? “Our mothers were right! Cleaning our hands before eating really works, especially after handling sand at the beach,” said Dr.
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