It comes down to common sense, but many of us still do things that defy logic and may be hazardous to our health.  Here's a list.

"According to a Consumer Reports article, telling us we're doing what we shouldn't do. For example:

  • Nearly 3 of every 4 Americans put cotton swabs inside their ears, risking a perforated eardrum, according to the magazine's telephone survey of 1,000 adults.
  • Nearly 4 in 10 often eat raw cookie dough, which could carry salmonella.
  • Only half the respondents have a carbon monoxide detector at home.
  • 61 percent don't have a rubber mat in the shower.
  • 13 percent admitted sometimes drinking beer while using power tools.
  • 58 percent never wear a helmet while bicycling.
  • 27 percent never use sunscreen."