While it’s healthy to have a variety of bacteria in our guts, there’s one place where a single dominant type is best: the vagina. Meet the researchers trying to make the world healthier, one vagina at a time.
Written by Kendall Powell. Read by Kirsten Irving. Produced by Barry J Gibb.
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