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20 Things You’re Doing That a Nurse Would Never

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How nurses stay healthy? First: Stop nibbling on your nails.

Most people consider nail-biting a bad habit, but there are also serious health risks associated with it, says Angela Campos, RN, a registered nurse who specializes in critical care in Cumberland Foreside, Maine. “Fingernails are an ideal breeding ground for bacteria like E.coli and salmonella that are transmitted by food. When people chew their nails, this bacteria can quickly enter mucous membranes in the mouth leading to illness.” Learn why you should kick this bad habit to the curb.

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