Items Tagged ‘antibiotic-resistant bugs’

April 17, 2013

Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs In Your Meat Are On The Rise: Report

By Logan Lafferty

A new analysis of data collected by federal scientists suggests that a shockingly-high percentage of meat sold in U.S. supermarkets is contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria…It’s long been known that overuse of antibiotics in humans can lead to antibiotic resistance — the Mayo Clinic warns that it can lead to more difficult-to-treat infections, longer-lasting illnesses that can include […]

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Tags: antibiotic-resistant bugs, Huffington Post, livestock, meat, superbug

April 1, 2013

What do you know about ear infections? Take a quiz and find out

By Logan Lafferty

There is nothing worse than hearing your child cry in pain with an ear infection and wanting to do everything to help them. Oftentimes that means demanding antibiotics from your nurse practitioner, physician assistant or pediatrician. At the same time, the CDC, American Academy of Pediatrics, the World Health Organization and major news organizations have given considerable attention to […]

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Tags: American Academy of Pediatrics, antibiotic-resistant bugs, antibiotics, CDC, ear infection, NBC Latino, superbugs, World Health Organization

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