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Thursday, October 10, 2013
When I read the article about the latest research for preventing Clostridium difficile, I was both amused and positively impressed. Just the image of a poop pill induces the potty-humor response, but the initial clinical results are impressive. C.diff infection is a fairly common problem in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and folks like my uncle Arch not only suffer the direct effects of the infection but also suffer because of the required quarantine and isolation. So for some folks it won't be 'shut up and eat the vegetables', it will be 'shut up and eat the poop!'