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Guide to Germs

Germs. They're everywhere - from doorknobs, to chairs, to the very air that we breathe, and even our own bodies. While most germs are Guide to Germseasily taken care of by our body's immune system, there are of course germs that get under our skin and can cause days, weeks, months, and even years of agony. Bacteria, infections, viruses...germs.

This is a helpful guide to germs, giving you the information, articles, tips, tricks, and even reviews on what exactly germs are, the different types of germs, how we get them, what the symptoms are, and of course how we can treat and eventually rid ourselves of what is making us sick.

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They fascinate children almost everywhere, and during our lifetimes our noses will produce thousands of them from the gallons of mucus we pump out. But what causes boogers and just...

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