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Germaphobe

9 Truly Disgusting Things That Don't Bother Little Kids

Melissa Sher | Posted 02.02.2016 | Parents
Melissa Sher

Thanks to their natural curiosity and being positioned so freakishly close to the ground, little kids are constantly getting into (or trying to get into) gross things.

The Daily Struggles Every Germaphobe Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.14.2015 | Comedy

If you're a germaphobe, day-to-day living can be a struggle, so we won't exacerbate the situation by reminding you how dirty the world is. We won't, f...

The Germaphobe and the Achoo Factor

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

And, just as it's nice to have a stationery wardrobe, it's nice to have an assortment of hankies. Men can choose plain cotton or linen ones, while women may prefer flowered, patterned, or lacy ones. For the height of elegance, have your handkerchiefs monogrammed.

Yes, I'm a Germaphobe, So Get Used to It! From a Mom of a Micro Preemie

Jennifer Degl | Posted 03.14.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Degl

Today I had an experience that made me very emotional. It would not seem like a big deal to most, but it was to me. For (what seems like) the 100th time, I left a family party because one or more of the children at the party were sick.

10 Ways My Daughter Has Made Me A Better Man

Tom Riles | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Tom Riles

Parents teach their kids many lessons, but at the same time, parents gain wisdom from their children.

5 Tips For Avoiding Germs From an Avid Germaphobe

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 02.11.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

My germ-phobia started at age 10 when my father contracted hepatitis from some tainted water in my hometown. Because it was a highly communicable disease, my mother had my brother and me on high germ alert. We washed our hands so much, we put Lady Macbeth to shame.

Where Travelers And Germs Meet

Lonely Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Consider that the flu virus can survive for two or three days on computer keyboards, germs live on our hands for two to 24 hours and we touch our hands to our faces -- the germ super highway to our guts -- once every three minutes.

Germaphobe Howie Mandel Calls Hospitalization 'Really Hard'

people.com | Cynthia Wang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Howie Mandel isn't surprised fans may have thought his hospital trip on Monday to treat an irregular heartbeat was an elaborate part of his NBC hidden...