Maggot Therapy

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It's all about eating or getting eaten, as is the case for maggots and humans. Dr. Karen Dente discusses the benefits of free-range maggot therapy. Around since antiquity and used by many cultures, maggots clean wounds by eating infected dead tissue, allowing new tissue to grow. Dr. Dente is a journalist who's passion is writing about science and medicine for German and English-language publications. She recently wrote a LA Times article on maggots.