An Encyclopedia of Diseases Miley Cyrus Can Catch by Licking ThingsErin Gloria Ryan9/25/13 5:20pmFiled to: miley cyrusdiseasestwerkingillnesspathology1565EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkMiley Cyrus may have claimed she's disavowed Twerking in her latest interview with Rolling Stone, but she's way into something that could turn out to be much more dangerous: licking things. She's licking a hammer and a rusty chain in the Wrecking Ball video. She's licking teddy bears onstage at the VMA's. She's licking a Moon Man. She's licking her friends, her jewelry, her own shoulder. God knows what she's licking when the cameras aren't rolling. But all that tonguing has us wondering: is Miley's incessant licking a public health risk? We asked some pathology experts to weigh in.