A Potential Solution to Antibiotic-resistant “Super Bugs”

It sounds too scary to be true, but doctors and scientists are finding more drug-resistant bacteria in our water, soil, food – and bodies – than ever before.  Antibiotics typically used to maintain human health such as penicillin and tetracycline are hidden in household products like antibacterial soaps and cleaners, and even fed to animals […]

Your Internal Ecology

On this blog, we stress that individuals are not isolated units, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the microbial ecosystem that is the human body. We are in fact hosts to microbial organisms that outnumber our own cells by more than 10 to 1! These organisms can be both helpful, like the species of Staphylococcus bacteria […]