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Handshakes: Worse Than Smoking

Updated: Thursday, May 22 2014, 08:01 AM CDT
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You might need to find a smoker's lounge the next time you shake someone's hand.

Researchers say handshakes are every bit as dangerous as smoking in public... if not worse.

Especially for doctors greeting dozens of patients each day and then cross-contaminting everything they touch.

The new report out of UCLA recommends waving or bowing instead, as concern continues to grow that MERS could be spread through simple contact.

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