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Antibiotics Overuse Superbugs

FDA Underwhelms With Response to Super-Resistant Infections Rise

David Wallinga, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Food
David Wallinga, M.D.

We're in deep doo-doo from the global threat of superbugs. The December announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) puts that threat back in the news. But I'm underwhelmed by FDA's response, and here's why.

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 ...