Category: germs

Don’t fear germs

January 21, 2007 | 2 comments

Have you ever feared germs? A recent experience of mine proved the benefit of destroying a fear of germs. A week ago I came home late one evening from a tennis match to find my wife battling an aggressive cold.

Gritty rats and immune systems

June 22, 2006 | No comments yet

Two studies claim rats and mice living in sewers and filthy environments are healthier and have stronger immune systems than their cousins who live in squeaky clean labs. Researchers see a lesson for humans. People can overdo concerns about hygiene.