Entries by Jason Tetro from 02/2013

Beware the Germs in the Air

| Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Living

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg It's been known for some time that germs can be found in the atmosphere and they have made clouds a happy home. But more important than how they survive is the question of which germs are surviving and whether they pose a threat to our health.

The Secret Benefits of Germs

| Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Pathogens only make up a fraction of the diversity of germs on Earth and a number of environmental germs have been examined for their financial and environmental benefit. For the most part, these germs are unknown and kept away from the science spotlight.

Germs May Hold the Key to Infant Health

| Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Living

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Should pregnant women have a natural or caesarean birth and afterwards, should they breastfeed or use formula? The debate has been at a standstill for quite some time yet thanks to a relatively new branch of science, there may be a means to resolve the disquiet.

How Germs Can Ruin Your Smile

| Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Living

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgA trip to the dentist is for many a stressful event, especially when accompanied by the dreaded words: "You have a cavity." Naturally, you can blame germs for this aggravation. The main cause is a group of bacteria known for their ability to grow on hard surfaces, such as the enamel of the teeth.