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Yogurt: Hospital infection cure?

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PHILADELPHIA — In a medical system rife with complex equipment and outrageously expensive drugs, a Pennsylvania hospital has turned to a cheap, low-tech solution for one of modern medicine’s most challenging problems.

Holy Redeemer in Montgomery County, Pa., is using yogurt — the kind you could buy at the grocery store — to fight C. difficile, a hospital-acquired infection that has been growing throughout the country.

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