New fixes for our most common health problems are always popping up. The TV commercials tell us that these fixes will save our lives! While these commercialized fixes may or may not help us, there are some interesting practices that have been proven to be good for humans. 381 more words
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Hey there! It’s been awhile.
My second dose of hookworm arrived this past Saturday after much “rigmarole”. I had asked that it be shipped to Florida (where we were spending two weeks of vacation) thinking that they’d have a better chance of survival due to the tropical climate. 267 more words
A new finding from an extensive study of intestinal helminth infections in sub-Saharan Africa, which was led by scientists at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute estimates that, of the 800 million people who live in sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 130 million (16%) suffer from human hookworm infection. 13 more words