Monday, May 19, 2008

What's worse?

Anti-bacterial soaps. I've never felt they were necessary, only because I think our bodies need to learn to adapt to the microscopic world that surrounds us, not be insulated from it. So it didn't really surprise me when I read this article on antibacterial soaps. Is the protection more deadly over the long term than the thing it's trying to protect us from? Will we suffer from the fact that the good bacteria are being killed too? Time will tell. Here's a CBC Marketplace article on triclosan.

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