The Secret Life of Dr. James Barry:

The Physician, Military Officer, and Public Health Advocate who was Born a Woman and Lived as a Man. One of the most forward-thinking public health professionals in the pantheon of British physicians is a man who is rarely mentioned. Some think he should be nominated for the title “The Father of Public Health,” while others […]

Our Closest Frenemies: Secrets of our Genital and Bellybutton Biomes

Most bacteria are, like people, “either good or simply present.” — The Belly Button Diversity Project The Human Microbiome Project identified many of the microorganisms found in the human body revealing that, because we each have unique experiences in varied environments, we each have a unique microbiomic fingerprint. It is constantly changing its composition to […]