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Health Tip: Don't Bite Your Nails

(HealthDay News) -- Nail biting is a common way to cope with anxiety or boredom, but it's an unhealthy habit.

Here's what the Nemours Foundation has to say about the dangers of nail biting:

  • Biting your nails prevents them from doing their job, from helping to pick up small objects to scratching an itch.
  • Biting nails can lead to tiny openings in the skin, which can trigger an infection.
  • Germs that lurk beneath your nails can enter your mouth while you're biting them.

-- Diana Kohnle

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