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Monday: July 20, 2009

Turns out digging sand at the beach is a great way to get some infectious diseases.Turns out digging sand at the beach is a great way to get some infectious diseases.

The study found that digging in the sand raised the risk of diarrhea by 44 percent in young children — those under the age of 11. And kids who were buried in the sand were 27 percent more likely to develop diarrhea than those who weren’t.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 1:57 PM | Tags (7) | beach | diarrhea | digging | disease | fyi | infections | sand |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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