Author's Note: Should you worry about getting sick from the dorm bathroom?
The scientific community has long known that dismissing (or killing) all microorganisms isn't doing anyone favors. With the Human Microbiome Project in full swing, the knowledge about all the good our microscopic friends bring is spreading. If you're still grossed out by bacteria, do yourself a favor: read about fecal transplants to get a balanced look at the bad -- and good -- bacteria can do.
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