Good Germs, Bad Germs by Jessica Snyder Sachs
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Good Germs, Bad Germs
By Jessica Snyder Sachs

Good Germs, Bad Germs

Health and Survival in A Bacterial World

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Good Germs, Bad Germs by Jessica Snyder Sachs

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Public sanitation and antibiotic drugs have brought about historic increases in the human life span; they have also unintentionally produced new health crises by disrupting the intimate, age-old balance between humans and the microorganisms that inhabit our bodies and our environment. As a result, antibiotic resistance now ranks among the gravest medical problems of modern times. "Good Germs, Bad Germs "tells the story of what went terribly wrong in our war on germs. It also offers a hopeful look into a future in which antibiotics will be designed and used more wisely, and beyond that to a day when we may replace antibacterial drugs and cleansers with bacterial ones.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780809016426
ISBN-10: 0809016427
Format: Paperback / softback
(208mm x 160mm x 21mm)
Pages: 290
Imprint: Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jessica Snyder Sachs

Jessica Snyder Sachs is a freelance science writer. Her first book, "Corpse: Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death," was published in 2001. She lives in New Jersey.

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