Are kids too clean today? One of the big new fronts in medical research is the study of the microbiome, and how the galaxy of germs in our bodies keep us healthy. More and more research shows that infants who are exposed to germs have fewer allergies.
Dr. Christine Cole Johnson, public health researcher with the Henry Ford Health System and co-author of a new study linking infant microbiomes with chronic ailments like asthma, joins us to discuss the new report.
This segment aired on October 18, 2016.