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The Freshfarm's Dupont Circle Farmers Market is open Sundays from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. year round at 1500 20th St. NW. (Photo: Point Images/Flickr)

Good Eating

Food Safety Tips for Farmers Markets The month of May means it is nearly time for America’s favorite food lovers’ tradition: visiting your local farmers market. In addition to all the invigorating colors, exquisite aromas, strong flavors and spirit of community, the farmers
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Those keypads are teeming with microbes. (Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP)

Dirty Money

ATMs Dispense Germs and Drugs with Cash We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door handles and park benches. We pass these tiny organisms to each other when we share a handshake or a seat on the
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Your cell phone is likely dirtier than your toilet seat. (Photo: iStock/Mashable)

Ick!

Are Cellphones Really Covered in Germs? A quick Google search for “mobile device” and “germs” lists pages of reports about how your smart phone is likely dirtier than a toilet seat and how you’d be terrified if you knew all the germs and bacteria it collects in a single da
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