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How changing a body's microbes leads to illness


BugSpeaks

Feb. 11, 2019

Claire M. Fraser, PhD, in this TED talk explains how microbes affect our lives. We are more obsessed with cleanliness than ever: we use antibacterial cleansers, we keep our children away from dirt, and we give out antibiotics with little regard for long-term effects. But in the process, we are altering our microbiota, the microbes that live on and inside us. And it's causing us to be more sick.

BugSpeaks

Feb. 11, 2019