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Is Your Laundry Making You Sick?

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There's a mistake we may be making with our laundry that could be getting us sick.

A new study shows the move away from high-temperature washes and harsh detergents our mothers or grandmothers used is leaving more bacteria in the washer.

Researchers say low-temperature washes may be kinder to fabrics, the environment and sensitive skin.

But they're not killing off bacteria, turning the spin cycle into a breeding ground for germs.

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