Dirty Laundry? How Nasty Germs Survive in Your Washer

Your dirty laundry may actually be even dirtier after you wash it. That's because experts say washing machines are teeming with bacteria that find their way onto your clothes -- and then onto you. Our smallest items -- our undergarments -- are the biggest culprits because of the presence of fecal matter and the different types of bacteria it can carry. Charles Gerba, a professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, has done extensive research on the germs that fester in our washing...Full Story
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