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Adding Friendly Bacteria To Skin Lotion Wards Off Bad Germs

Bacteria live on everyone’s skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection.

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Brain scans find protein a marker of Alzheimer’s decline

Scientists are peeking inside living brains to watch for the first time as a toxic duo of plaques and tangles interact to drive Alzheimer’s disease.

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Learning to be in touch with that gut feeling

Have you ever struggled with bloating, indigestion, cravings, mood issues, chronic illness or skin rashes? As annoying as they can be, these symptoms are indicative of a not so balanced microbiome or gut flora.

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Are your kitchen utensils making you sick?

Produce that contains bacteria could contaminate other produce items through the continued use of knives or graters — the bacteria can latch on to the utensils commonly found in consumers’ homes and spread

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Plum good health benefits

A diet containing dried plums can positively affect gut bacteria, helping reduce the risk of colon cancer.

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So, believe it or not our germs are unique

Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, you’ll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint.

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