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How Many Germs Are Exchanged Each Time You Kiss.

Warning: This might make you a little more selective about who you swap spit with. What’s in a kiss? About 80 million microbes, apparently. Gross but true; that’s how many bacteria get transferred during the typical lip lock, according to a new study published in the journal Microbiome. Researchers were curious about why humans are the only animal species that ...

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