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What antibiotics may be doing to us

It’s astonishing to think about, but when my grandfather was born, tuberculosis was the number one cause of death in our country. Worse still, one…

The microscopic zoo within us

Taken together, the microbes living in you weigh a few pounds. Just for example, a 200-pound man could be carrying up to six pounds of…

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them

Little kids are amenable to learning new habits – generally much more so than those of us who are set in our ways because this…