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Dust bunnies to dirty windows: How to spring clean your house

March 19, 2014

Guests: Kathleen Barnes, Jolie Kerr and Debra Johnson

After a long winter, spring is finally here. But now that the sun is shining, those dust bunnies, dingy sheets and grubby windows at home look even worse. So grab a rag and broom – this hour, we get expert advice on cleaning house. Marty is joined by guests JOLIE KERR, the author of My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag…and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha, and DEBRA JOHNSON, who directs the training program for Merry Maids. But first we’ll talk about the downside of being too clean. Johns Hopkins University genetic epidemiologist, KATHLEEN BARNES discusses the latest on the hygiene hypothesis, which says that our hyper clean lifestyles are actually making us sicker.

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