The Desk of Doom, or How to Stay Healthy at the Office

In an informative and graphic-heavy blog post, Debra Garber breaks down the stats on office germs and how to get away from them. A typical desk has 10 million bacteria, and there are roughly 21,000 germs per square inch on your mouse, keyboard, and chair. Considering that 27 percent of us eat breakfast at our desks, 62 percent eat lunch, and 50 percent snack there, you really ought to remember how many germs are surrounding you while you chow down. Likewise keep in mind how many old odd items might be hidden away in the office fridge, and maybe consider becoming that hero who tries to clean it out now and then. For more, read the original blog post:

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