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  • v. Present participle of deworm.

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  • Day-yum...

    December 29, 2009

  • WE NEED WORMS!!!
    Fewer people are infected with worms than before.
    "If you look back at the human race in the 20th century, every child and adult had worms in their gastrointestinal tracts," Weinstock said. "They were part of the ecosystem of the gut. As it turns out, worms are very potent at controlling immune reactions, in order to live happily ever after in the gut. Our theory is that when we started deworming the population, that is one factor that led to the rise in immunological diseases."
    --LiveScience

    December 29, 2009