Need a reason to put off dusting and vacuuming? Try this!
Some researchers believe kids who are exposed to germs at a young age are less prone to developing allergies later on.
But while a “dose of dirt” may be a boost to the immune system — you’re still advised to keep up with hand-washing to avoid catching the flu and other nasty bugs.
Letting expletives fly in the heat of the moment could actually be good for you, according to at least one study. That’s because swearing is believed to act as a pain reliever.
However, don’t expect this to work if you’re a chronic swearer. Those who habitually drop swear words into everyday conversation supposedly don’t receive the benefit of increased pain tolerance.