There are several reasons to put away your phone or tablet when you are bathing, grooming or taking care of business.
There are several reasons to put away your phone or tablet when you are bathing, grooming or taking care of business. Juan Moyano/Dreamstime TNS
There are several reasons to put away your phone or tablet when you are bathing, grooming or taking care of business. Juan Moyano/Dreamstime TNS

Do you text in the bathroom? Your smartphone might carry more germs than your toilet

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