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Top 10 Lessons on How Not to Die


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Practice Good Hygiene
Washing your hands frequently is a simple and effect way to maintain good health.
Washing your hands frequently is a simple and effect way to maintain good health.
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This advice isn't just your mother nagging you, either. Studies show that the more often you wash your hands, the less likely you are to get sick. Keeping your hands clean is one of the best ways to avoid illness. Along those same lines, use condoms when needed, since HIV is largely transmitted through sexual contact. Nearly 60 percent of AIDS cases diagnosed since 1981 could have been prevented by using condoms.


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