Our bodies are covered in a sea of microbes -- both the pathogens that make us sick and the "good" microbes, about which we know less, that might be keeping us healthy. At TEDMED, microbiologist Jonathan Eisen shares what we know, including some surprising ways to put those good microbes to work.
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Our bodies were designed to be in motion. Trouble is, few of Americans are moving nearly enough and this lack of exercise is putting millions at risk for chronic conditions like obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. To combat the health-robbing effects of sedentary living, it’s essential that we all commit to putting our bodies through their paces – to make the conscious choice to use it, not lose it.