Turns Out, That Toilet-Seat Liner Is Pointless

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What’s your toilet-seat strategy when you’re in a public restroom — do you hover over the seat? Lay down a liner? Throw caution to the wind and just sit down? Apparently, it doesn’t matter which tactic you choose. Coming into contact with a toilet seat has long been believed to be a one-way ticket to infection. But, as The Huffington Post explains, our bare skin is already an effective barrier between us and toilet-seat bacteria. Those paper liners aren’t doing anything but making us feel better about sharing the john with strangers. However, when it comes to preventing gastrointestinal disease, there is one thing you should always do. Click through to learn more about the truth behind restroom hygiene. (The Huffington Post)