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RE: today....Judy---

So Judy- 

You are saying it is within a person, rather than a NEW bacteria we have to
worry about?

I know a few years ago when my system was whacked and I was always ill, they
gave me an orange powder to mix with water. The nastiest stuff I ever
tasted. I didn't believe it at the time, but they claimed this was going to
remove all bacteria and fungus from my system, unfortunately good and bad
types. I did get better a week later, but still am not buying it did that.


> Chris, this is a soapbox invitation I can't resist. Get ready
> Resistant bacteria are getting more problematic each year. Part of the
> problem is the widespread use of antibiotics! Especially with folks who
> "save" a few pills from their prescription & self medicate the next time.
> 1st course of medication leaves a few of the most resistant germs, which
> then are the ones to multiply. When they next get a cold & take the last
> few, they expose more bacteria to the antibiotic without killing them and
> build even more resistance in the "normal" bacteria we all host.
> I won't get started on physicians who prescribe antibiotics for viral
> infections, talk about malpractice.
> Then there is a woeful lack of handwashing in the general public and most
> professions.
> OK getting down off the box.
> too true about the tetanus injection. That was something the ER staff made
> sure of too.
> Judy B
> Z 6 Idaho

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