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Cathy Garrard

Cathy is a lifestyle writer and editor who covers a broad range of topics including nutrition, health news, beauty, and celebrities. She is also a gardening enthusiast, a bicycle lover, and an adjunct instructor at NYU who teaches classes on fact-checking and media literacy.
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How to Clean and Sanitize a Toothbrush—and Keep It Germ Free

If you know how to clean a toothbrush, you know it isn't time-consuming or costly. But you may be surprised how often you should do it.