Zooneses: are we too clean?

Hygiene hypothesis; we really don’t know much;on a recent episode of the TVO current affairs show “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” explores the topic of “Our Relationship with Cleanliness” – an informative, yet fun look at the topic of germs. Panelists take a cultural, historical, psychological and sociological look at the microorganisms on us and around us – and how we respond to them (including some points on contact with pets).

Video is available here: http://www.wormsandgermsblog.com/2014/12/articles/miscellaneous/are-we-too-clean/index.html

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A former professor of food safety and the publisher of barfblog.com, Powell is passionate about food, has five daughters, and is an OK goaltender in pickup hockey. Download Doug’s CV here. Dr. Douglas Powell editor, barfblog.com retired professor, food safety 3/289 Annerley Rd Annerley, Queensland 4103 dpowell29@gmail.com 61478222221 I am based in Brisbane, Australia, 15 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time