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Posted on 11-14-2013

Rethinking Antibacterial

Close to 50 percent of soaps sold in the U.S. are "antibacterial" -containing antimicrobial agents-yet there's no solid proof that they're better than regular soap at preventing infection, says the American Medical Association. In fact, antibacterial soaps may be doing more harm than good-by making bacteria stronger and more resistant, which has major implications not only on the individual level but on the whole of humanity.

http://www.npr.org/2013/10/22/239247134/antibiotics-cant-keep-up-with-nightmare-superbugs

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