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Maybe You Shouldn’t “Make Your Bed” August 8, 2010

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Researcher Dr Stephen Pretlove said: “We know that mites can only survive by taking in water from the atmosphere using small glands on the outside of their body.

“Something as simple as leaving a bed unmade during the day can remove moisture from the sheets and mattress so the mites will dehydrate and eventually die.”  Thanks to Suzanne in France.

via BBC NEWS | Health | Untidy beds may keep us healthy.

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1. candid_cactus - August 8, 2010

The best news I’ve read all year!


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