5 not-so-obvious places that can make you sick
Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 8:28 AM
With cold and flu season upon us, we've been thinking a lot about infectious diseases. More specifically, we’ve been thinking about how to steer clear of them without resorting to pandemic masks and filling the bathtub with Purell. While there are a ton of obvious places that just scream "germs!" — gyms, airplane bathrooms anc doctor's office waiting rooms to name a few — there are plenty of bacteria-ridden hotspots outside of your home that are often overlooked for one reason or another. Here are five to think about.