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Bill Miller, MD
This flu season is a good time for all of us to rethink our place in the global village and embrace reciprocal stewardship through common need.
Dr. Miller explains how extreme exercise affect our gut microbiomes.
Exposure to furry pets, such as dogs and cats, early in life increases particular gut microbes that are associated with lower risks of allergies and asthma.
The foods we eat can alter the microbial communities in our digestive tract and this, in turn, impacts complex human behaviors related to weight, such as appetite and satiety.
The success of vaccination programs depends on being familiar with the bitter lessons of our continuous struggle with epidemic infectious diseases.
There is no disease surveillance program in the illegal wildlife trade. But even for legally imported animals, there is little oversight. This puts humans at risk of zoonotic infectious diseases.
Species migration & global climate change are not new, but in this present moment, they are amplified by global travel in a singular manner.