Should you take off your shoes indoors?


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    According to a published report, you should never wear shoes-- or allow others to do so-- in your home, especially if you have children. Soles of shoes harbor harmful bacteria that pose a major threat to toddlers and babies.

    Shoes hold 'hundreds of thousands of bacteria per square inch,' including fecal matter, on more than 90-percent examined. That could be a health threat to small children who have a lower immune system and also crawl on the floor.

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