It's as if Mark Davis just can't help himself. The Northeast Portland naturopathic physician keeps pushing a little bit harder on the ick factor.

A few years ago, Davis began helping patients perform fecal transplants, a therapy that is pretty much what it sounds like — taking the poop from people with healthy digestive systems and getting it into the guts of people who suffer gastrointestinal diseases such as colitis. At the time, traditional physicians wouldn't, well, touch it.


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