Apparently all of New York is Super Bowl crazed, because no less than the Wall Street Journal’s Health Blog today explores the safety of double dipping. Don’t get too carried away by the graphics depicting the exponential growth of bacteria in your party dip. The video compares the amount of bacteria you might actually pick up to “sharing a kiss with one of your fellow dippers.”


Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

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