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The Search for Antibiotics

December 12, 2018

Antibiotic resistance continues to be a growing problem. As with almost all health issues, those most affected are those with weakened immune systems—especially hospital patients, people with chronic health conditions (asthma, for example). Researchers the world over are getting creative as they look for new sources. The latest promising research is looking at wasp venom! […]

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As study after study links the composition of our gut microbiome to our health, mind, and more, hospitals and the CDC have discovered something concerning: C. diff is becoming increasingly common. Related to tetanus and botulism, C. diff is harder to prevent and treat (although sanitation helps). Traditionally, it’s thought of as an infection required […]

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Oral health is underappreciated. Only about 40% of Americans floss daily, and 20% never do. Oral health isn’t just about good looking teeth, good smelling breath, or not wanting your teeth to fall out as you age (although those are all valuable). Oral health impacts the entire body. People with signs of periodontal disease like […]

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Another Lettuce Recall

November 21, 2018

For the second time this year, romaine lettuce has been recalled due to E. coli contamination. So be careful eating salads over the hokiday weekend! Make sure you’re supporting your immune system with colloidal silver.

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Studies are starting to peel back the ways that our gut bacteria (and skin bacteria, and other bacteria colonies) may impact not just our health, but potentially who we are. If you enjoy exercise, creativity, or struggle with depression, it might actually be the bacteria. A new preliminary study is taking the causation a bit […]

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