02/18/2014 11:44 am ET Updated Feb 18, 2014

The 21 Germiest Places You're Not Cleaning

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People avoid touching the obviously dirty things -- toilet bowls, garbage cans, anything in a public restroom. But for every well-known nasty, there are a host of under-the-radar threats we put in our mouths, roll around on all night and regularly rub on our faces. In an effort to keep clean, happy and healthy, here are 21 surprisingly dirty things and what to do about them.

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