Stay Away From Public Hot Tubs

snow-in-big-bearIt feels great to sit in the hot tub with friends after a day of skiing, but the risk may not be worth the reward. Hot tubs are bacteria breeding grounds. You can end up with a rash, pus-filled blisters, or even Legionnaires’ disease (1). Opt for a hot shower instead. Then meet your buddies by the fire, with a hot toddy.  

  1. Source: “On Your Mind.” Consumer Reports, On Health. Sept 2016.  Print. Pg. 12.

 

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