To squat or not?

October 2001
Girls' Life;Oct/Nov2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p36
Focuses on the contamination of diseases from public toilet seats. Suggestions of Dr. Pupkin, Ob/Gyn. in using a public toilet; Transmission of diseases through wounds in public toilets; Elimination of scars.


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