Back to School with Bacteria

August 30, 2007

Like Mary who had a lamb follow her to school, bacteria follows our kids back to school.  Should we just use more antibacterial cleansers OR is this a plus for home schooling?

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Killing Germs with Ozone

August 23, 2007

Here’s a new product that blows up bacteria.  Put your fruit and vegetables in The Lotus.  Turn it on and the food gets zapped with ozone which blows up the bacteria sitting there.  Anyone have expereince with it?

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UV Rays, more than just for tanning, now for your toothbrush as well!

August 21, 2007

In case you didn’t know where to put your toothbrush in a hotel, here is the answer.  You can cradle your toothbrush in this little contraption and it will kill the bacteria on your brush in 7 minutes!  It looks like a tanning bed for your toothbrush.

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20 things you may not know about germs

August 21, 2007

Germs killed a president? read number 20

Human Waste Bacteria at Lover’s Point Beach

August 10, 2007

I suppose finding human waste in the water at the beach is better than what my friend just found.  A freind of mine is a RA in a college dorm and she found human waste INSIDE the washing machine.  So now we know how this particular bacteria is getting a free ride to the beach. 

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Germs ARE Older Than Dirt

August 10, 2007

Eight-Million-year-old bug alive and well.

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Are pets causing more infections? What do you think?

August 4, 2007

Are our pets causing multiresistant bacterial infections?  We just aquired our second dog, as you can see from the header.  We’ve had lots of pets over the years, rats, hamsters, fish.  This is the first time we’ve ever had two dogs at once.   Some studies say that having multiple children, living on a farm and having pets reduces children’s chance of allergies. 

Do you think pets cause this new strain of bacterial infections?

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