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Your health: New study says cleaning your kitchen sponge isn’t effective

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Scientists in Germany found sanitizing sponges in the microwave or boiling them in water does not get rid of yucky bacteria lurking on the surface. Regularly cleaned sponges were no cleaner than those that were never disinfected. There is a pretty simple solution. Researchers suggest replacing your sponge on a weekly basis.

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