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Although it wasn’t what they were looking for, the findings aren’t surprising: stress and bacteria types can cause tumors in the colon. Researchers were looking to see how bacteria in the intestines might contribute to (or outright cause) inflammation. Instead they discovered that stress-activated genes plus the right sort of bacteria can cause colon cancer, […]

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Chipotle will be retraining employees on food safety after a store sickened hundreds of people by leaving out warm food. The bacteria that sickened everyone, Clostridium perfringens, is commonly found in prepared food that’s left out for a long time before serving. It’s not just the problem of one chain. An employee at an Ohio […]

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Study after study ties our gut bacteria (as well as bacteria found elsewhere, like the skin and genitals) to unexpected aspects off our health, like our body’s ability to regulate our weight, to our mood and even personality, to our heart health and more! Here’s how you can take that information and start improving your […]

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At least three states are experiencing an “extremely contagious stomach bug” passing through: Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa. Even if it’s not (yet) in your state, beware, and use best practices at all times to prevent disease transmission! What is it? The stomach virus lasts a day or two and causes diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes […]

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Unless you’re closely following all the health studies that come out, you may not be aware that there’s a big new player in the world of health: bacteria. Not the kind of bacteria that make you sick, but the kind that keep you healthy—they support heart health, mental health, how we age, how we digest […]

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