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New MRSA Superbug Emerges In Brazilian Patient

Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 04/17/2014 02:15 PM EDT on LiveScience A new, highly drug-resistant type of the superbug methicillin...

Flesh-Eating Bacteria At NYC School; Parents Not Notified

Posted 11.14.2013 | New York

Education officials in the Bronx didn't feel the need to tell parents that a flesh-eating bacteria had been detected in a Bronx school. MRSA (meth...

We Can Dramatically Decrease Deadly Infections in America's Hospital Patients

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Recently we announced a major new finding - a simple way to save tens of thousands of lives. Around 100,000 people die every year because of infecti...

Catherine Pearson

Good News About 'Super Bugs' In The Military

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Cases of MRSA are declining in the military, according to new figures, and while researchers are not exactly sure what is causing the drop, they say i...

New MRSA Superbug Strain Found In Cows' Milk

Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living

(Reuters) - British scientists have found a new strain of the "superbug" MRSA in milk from cows and in swab samples from humans and say it cannot ...

Federal Government Forms A Work Group On MRSA In Meat

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

Last week, I wrote a column about the disturbingly high rate of MRSA (a drug-resistant staff bacteria) found in meat. Today, I am pleased to write that the USDA shares my concerns.

MRSA In Meat: Why No Recall?

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

MRSA is showing up in random samples of raw pork sold in supermarkets, and to a lesser extent in beef and chicken. Yet these potentially deadly cuts have never been yanked off the shelves.

PHOTOS: Gross! Hepatitis, Staph And Other Infections You Can Catch From Swimming In The Ocean

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether we like it or not, our nation's beaches are not as clean as we would prefer them to be. Ocean water contaminated with sewage, storm run-off an...

Cellphones May Spread Superbugs In Hospitals, Says Study

AFP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

PARIS (AFP) - Cell phones belonging to hospital staff were found to be tainted with bacteria -- including the drug-resistant MRSA superbug -- and may ...

MRSA "Superbug" Is Spreading

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vance McGaugh was a normal healthy teenager. As his parents stood by his side at Cook Children's Medical Center, they kept expecting him to pull throu...