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Oops! Turns out the appendix is important after all

Conventional wisdom says that the appendix doesn’t do much and won’t be missed after removal. But new research indicates the medical community might need to rethink that stance.

You won’t believe what they can transplant now

In an effort to battle C. difficile infections, some doctors are transplanting poop into patients. 

Study: Surprisingly simple way to reduce C. difficile infections

Researchers have discovered a way to drastically reduce one of the most common hospital-acquired infections. It’s as simple as a bleach wipe.