Every year around half a million people in the United States get sick from the bacterium C. diff, often after taking antibiotics. Sound counterintuitive? This week on Reactions we break down why that happens, and how an unlikely hero could save the day.
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Producer: Elaine Seward
Writer: Samantha Jones, PhD
Scientific Consultants: Margaret Riley, Ph.D.
Executive Producer: George Zaidan
Ever wonder why dogs sniff each others’ butts? Or how Adderall works? Or whether it’s OK to pee in the pool? We’ve got you covered: Reactions a web series about the chemistry that surrounds you every day.
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