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Antibiotics Overuse

Doctors Ignore Antibiotics Advice On Sore Throats, Bronchitis

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 12.03.2013 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — CHICAGO (AP) — Repeated warnings that antibiotics don't work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Docto...

Antibiotics Crisis Prompts Rethink On Risks, Rewards

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ben Hirschler LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease...

A New Year's Resolution: Put Animals on an Antibiotics Diet

Laura Rogers | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Rogers

As Americans ring in the new year, many of us will resolve to get healthy. Meat and poultry producers can help -- by making a resolution to put their farm animals on an antibiotics diet.

NIH and Superbugs: Placing the Blame Where It Belongs

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

The emergence of multi-drug-resistant bacteria is a challenge that will be with us for years to come. The solution demands a strategic, thoughtful and collaborative team approach.

'How We Use And Protect These Precious Drugs Must Fundamentally Change'

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a coalition of 25 healthcare ...