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No, You Don't Need To 'Detox' Your Showerhead

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.24.2017 | Healthy Living

You’ve been told there’s dangerous mold inside your showerhead. But chances are, you don’t have to worry about it. Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle...

Can Bacteria Cause Anxiety?

Quora | Posted 12.30.2016 | Healthy Living

Can bacteria cause anxiety? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique...

The Them In Us

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

My native inclination this time each year is to turn my attention from matters purely medical, and dwell somewhat preferentially on the humanistic: ...

This Is Why Ice Cream Keeps Getting Recalled | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Nestlé is recalling several of its iconic Drumstick ice cream cone products because they could be contaminated with Listeria. But exactly how do thes...

These researchers want you to mail them your gut bacteria

ResearchGate | Posted 09.23.2016 | Science

UC San DiegoMost of the DNA in your body isn't yours; it belongs to the bacteria that comprise your personal microbiome. This bacterial make-up has si...

Why The Five-Second Rule Is 'Sort Of' Right

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.12.2016 | Science

If you’ve ever had your doubts about the “five-second rule,” a new study won’t come as much of a surprise. It shows that food dropped on the f...

Critical But Overlooked: ICU Patients' Gut Bacteria

ResearchGate | Posted 09.06.2016 | Science

Paul Wischmeyer Our bodies are full of bacteria, and when we get sick, those microbial populations change. Hospitals monitor patients' bloodwork and v...

4 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Problems with your gums, teeth, and tongue can hint at health concerns deeper in the body, says Betty Haberkamp, DDS, a dentist at the Cleveland Clinic. Here are four oral signs you should see your doctor or your dentist.

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

A Closer Scientific Look at Antibacterial Soap Unearths Some Problems

Quora | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science

Do antibacterial soaps do more harm than good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered b...

15 Supplements That Carry Serious Health Risks | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan Despite their popularity in pharmacies, health food stores, and even hospitals, over-the-counter dietary supplements are not re...

I Just Visited New Delhi (India) Twice - And no "Delhi Belly" For me!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.17.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The northern Indian city of Delhi (New and Old) has many reputations, and one of them has to do with foreign visitors' stomachs. The definition of the...

What Is Epiglottitis? Sarah Silverman's Scary Illness, Explained

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Comedian Sarah Silverman says she is “lucky to be alive” after a life-threatening case of epiglottitis last week. After visiting the doctor for a ...

'Bad' Bacteria In The Breast Could Influence Cancer Risk | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller, Staff Writer Published: 06/30/2016 11:29 AM EDT on LiveScience There are bacteria living in women's breast tissue, and these micr...

It's Here: A Mutant Superbug Has Been Discovered In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living

A mutant strain of E. coli, resistant to even the toughest antibiotics, has been found in the United States, federal health officials said Thursday. T...

How The Bacteria In Your Gut Could Be Used To Treat Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.23.2016 | Science

The trillions of bacteria living in the human gut influence how our brain functions, our mood and behavior. Scientists have linked imbalances in this ...

Should You Let Your Pet Kiss You?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you're like many pet owners, on some level you thoroughly enjoy your dog's sloppy kiss or your cat's sandpaper smooch. But there's also that little...

Scientists May Have Figured Out The Best Hand-Sanitizing Technique

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.18.2016 | Science

Scientists in Scotland may have discovered the most effective way to blast bacteria from health care workers' hands. They say a thorough six-step tech...

The Antibacterial Resistance Threat: Are We Heading Toward a Post-Antibiotic Era?

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 04.08.2016 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

Source: PEW Charitable Trusts The above graphic, from the Antibiotic Resistance Project by the PEW charitable trusts, summarizes how alarming the eme...

Allergies: Can Too Much Hygiene Actually Harm Us?

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 05.02.2016 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

It's that time of the year again. You step out of the house and your eyes itch, your nose starts running and your head feels like an empty balloon. Ye...

Artist Paints With Bacteria, And It's Oddly Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.04.2016 | Science

You've never seen bacteria quite like this before. Mixed media artist Maria Peñil Cobo, who was born in Spain and currently resides in Massachusetts,...

The War On Bacteria -- Who Are We Really Harming?

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 03.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

As a physician, my passion lies in caring for people helping them to achieve optimal health. To do so, I work very closely with the trillions of tiny patients within each person I meet. Only by considering the entire population and understanding the deep implications, can we find true health. Bacteria are our greatest allies. It's time to treat them as such.

One Of The Most Exciting Developments In Immunology Is Cancer Immunotherapy

Quora | Posted 02.26.2017 | Healthy Living

What are the most exciting developments in the field of immunology? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

Scientists Discover New Bacteria Responsible For Lyme Disease

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Researchers have discovered a new bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans, a U.S. health agency said Monday. The Centers for D...

Far-Out Photos Reveal The Beautiful Bacteria Living In Our Teeth

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.30.2016 | Science

Who knew the microbes in our mouths could look so magnificent? A team of researchers in Massachusetts used a novel fluorescence imaging technique and ...