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Getting ready for surgery, brush n floss n what?

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Are you ready for elective or emergency surgery? There are so many reasons for surgery, but the prep for health should be the same. Your own biofilm from your own teeth can and do transfer onto the intubation tube that leads right into your lungs. 

Shirley's guest, Richard Longland is the Founder of the Arthroplasty Patient Foundation, a non-profit organization and ADRSupport, a global community to support spine patients with advanced degenerative diseases. Richard has obsessively researched chronic bacterial infections from a unique perspective: as a patient with undiagnosed and untreated pneumonia, patient advocate and now a film producer for the documentary titled, Why Am I Still Sick? The film focuses on bacterial biofilms and their role in chronic diseases that sicken and kill millions of Americans.

How did he get sick and what did it take to find the cause after successfully recovering from his own surgery? A type of pneumonia nearly killed him before he found the cause and got appropriate treatment. 

Host: Shirley Gutkowski
Producer: Shirley Gutkowski