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Diet impacts gut bacteria, which in turn influences rates of asthma, allergies, inflammatory bowl disease, and other inflammatory diseases
Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

When children become sick, when rates of disease increase in adults, both apparently without an obvious cause, there is an unfortunate tendency for some to seek to profit at the expense of the suffering by offering up phony theories and bizarre hypotheses... Read More

Why is beef bad for your heart and arteries? Only your GI bacteria know for sure
Posted on 20 Apr 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the extent to which the makeup of the bacteria in one's GI tract can be critically important. The wrong mix, which apparently arises from the nature of one's diet, can lead to a wide variety of unfortunately ugly diseases... Read More

Some bacteria found on grocery store meat are resistant to antibiotics, often many antibiotics
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the unfortunate tendency in much of the world, including the U.S., to over prescribed antibiotics (even for conditions in which antibiotics are of no use whatsoever [e.g., viral infections]), resulting in disease-causing organisms... Read More