The Price of Immunity

Video   Dec 03, 2017 | Original video form University of California Television

 

Dr. Rick Hecht discusses the flip side of the immune system, highlighting how it can actually damage our body if its pushed too hard, or if it experiences one of many possible malfunctions.

 
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