Tagged as E.coli

While some strains of -Escherichia coli- are harmless, approximately -265,000 people- are infected with a dangerous form of -E. coli- each year. And the consequences, for some, can be devastating. Although -E. coli- causes mild symptoms in most people, it can cause life-threatening complications in -5% to 10% -of the infected population. Some strains of -E. coli- are harmful to humans, causing gastrointestinal...
February 24, 2020
In countries like Japan, China, Laos, Korea, Thaliand and Taiwan, removing shoes before entering the home is an absolute cultural must. In certain countries this custom extends to churches, temples, restaurants and schools as well. To leave the shoes on is to be rude and disrespectful to the homeowner and the home itself – something perceptually just as bad as putting your shoes up on the couch or...
November 4, 2019
E Coli is a bacterium found in the intestines of the human gut and the gut of animals. The technical term is “Escherichia coli.” This bacterium has warranted itself quite the bad reputation. Most of the time E Coli is harmless and actually helps the digestive system. However, when the bad type of E Coli strikes, havoc reeks, resulting in diarrhea. These strains of the bacteria are found in contaminated...
December 26, 2018
As the founder of Wellness.com and still a busy practicing physician, I have for decades rebelled against what President (5-Star General) Eisenhower might call “The Sick Care Industrial Complex”: similar to his phrase the “Militrary Industrial Complex.”  This metaphor means that “sick care” with all its money, lobbyist, and political influence over government regulators have  become an entity within...
June 3, 2016