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Handbag Hazards: Germs outnumber Toilet Seats

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The handles of women's handbags are contaminated with more bacteria than the average toilet flush.

Researchers in Britain swabbed handbags and items inside of them and found hand cream carries more germs on it than the average toilet seat.

According to the study, leather bags carry even more germs because their spongy texture provides perfect conditions for bacteria to grow and spread.

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