This week we started talking about bugs and drugs, or infections and their treatments and we got into Clostridium difficile infection and fecal transplants. Because when it comes to this topic, we are all middle school boys. We can't not talk about it.
In all seriousness, C. diff can be a devastating disease and the success of this treatment is beyond exciting. As Kendall likes to remind us, though, we have to watch out for the law of unintended consequences.
World Health Organization Survey on Antibiotic Use
Great Explainer Video About C. Difficile and Fecal Transplant
Freeze-dried poop for weight loss (I told you so)
Everything You Don't Want to Have to Know About Norovirus from the CDC