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Harmful Bacteria On Computer Keyboards
For how long can staph/MRSA germs remaining active on surfaces like remotes, phones, tabletops, TV and clothes etc?
Can rubbing alcohol kill norovirus on surfaces? I'm hearing regular cleaners like lysol aren't effective against this strain.
What laptop screen protector protects my eyes from the damage of computer screens.Also my eyes get more puffier if I'm on computer too long. Best one?
You are looking at it too long.
Set time every 30 min. Stand up, walk around for 5 then come back.
See if you can stand while using computer. Eyes will be less puffy as water flows down hill. ...Read more
Serious Questions: Unused gloves? You have to be smarter than this. How could an unused product transmit any infection? Hiv is hard to get. It is not caught by simple contact with an inanimate object. You have to have direct blood to blood or semen to blood access to catch this infection. The knowledge about how HIV is transmitted has stayed the same for 35 years now. ...Read more
How effective are alcohol wipes at getting rid of viruses/bacteria on surfaces? I use them to wipe my hands after pumping gas, cleaning my phone, etc
Hard to know: "germs" are generally bacteria, which are everywhere and are, for the most part, normal and harmless. Depending upon what the wipes contain they may slightly reduce surface contamination, but there are always millions of organisms left behind. Some feel that children who are allowed to be exposed to these organisms build up better immune responses than those who are overprotected. ...Read more
No risk, no worry: People never catch TB by contact with phones, remote controllers, tabletops, or other contaminated surfaces. It is transmitted only through the air when the infected person coughts. Just use any standard household cleaner then don't worry about it. ...Read more
Can hand sanitizer with 70% ethyl alcohol kill sperm cells on my hands immediately on contact? Will it kill all of them? How fast does it kill them?
Does washing your hands 30 times during the day cause cancer? Also does leaning over your computer screen cause skin cancer?
No to both: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can using computer mouse and touch mobile phones cause shaky hands .. Would taking vitamin b help solving the problem ?
No. Not likely.: If using computer mice & touch mobile phones caused shaky hands, just about every adult would be complaining of shaky hands, so no, there's no link. However, repetitive motion injury from such usage can cause pain, numbness & tingling. As for taking vitamins, it's unlikely to help unless you were deficient. Even then, b vitamin deficiency isn't really linked to shaky hands (just numbness/tingling). ...Read more
Can bed bugs live on you and the clothes you are wearing? Can they live on objects? (Makeup, cell phone charger)
There is no links: In the medical literature connecting mobile phone use or computer use to wrinkles. So there is no evidence based findings to support making that connection. ...Read more
Potatoes fell out of plastic over the counter and weighing scale while paying, safe or do they contain harmful bacteria, will cooking kill bacteria?
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