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Antibiotics no longer treat the superbug Clostridium difficile, or C-diff, so researchers are trying something else: transplanting fecal matter from healthy patients into the colons of C-diff sufferers in the hopes that the healthy bacteria will fight off the C-diff infection and repopulate the patient's colon, says the AP's Lauran Neergaard.

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