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This Scientist Sent A Superbug To Space To Help Life On Earth
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Solving global issues requires a paradigm shift in how we approach them.
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We Have No Idea How Many People Die From Superbug Infections
By Ryan McNeill, Deborah J. Nelson and Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters
Thanks to lax hospital standards.
Preventing the pan-drug-resistant superbug
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Normally these are samples of ESKAPE pathogens. The term is an abbreviation of what experts believe are the five most problematic
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Manoj Jain, MD MPH is an infectious disease physician, a write...
Unless the public is outraged and raises a voice with Congress, the pharmaceutical companies will continue to reap a profit at the cost of patients' pain -- both physical and financial.
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Daniel Fells Returns Home After Life-Threatening MRSA Infection
His kids had an adorable reaction to their dad's homecoming.
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An Old Breast Cancer Drug Could One Day Cure Superbug Infections
As our antibiotic options disappear, scientists are looking around to see what else is out there.
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NFL Player's MRSA Infection Could Lead To Foot Amputation
By Sara G. Miller, Live Science
But generally, MRSA-related amputations are rare.
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Superbug Infections Will Keep Rising If We Don't Do Something Now
By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience.com
They kill thousands of people every year.
All Too Often, Going To The Hospital Makes You Sicker
As if going to the hospital weren't bad enough.
Cigarette Smoke Can Make Drug-Resistant Superbugs Even Stronger
The researchers found that the cigarette-exposed MRSA not only had protection against reactive oxygen species, but also against
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The Fragility of Life and Lung: My Dad's Severe Pneumonia Story
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I am not the kind of person who wants to forget trauma and suffering. Rather, I want to cherish it. I want to remember that life is fragile no matter my effort to prevent another cancer -- no matter my dad's effort to stay active, healthy and strong.
Contact Sports Athletes More Likely To Carry MRSA
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'Not What The Doctor Ordered'
The Gross Truth About Trying On A New Swimsuit
But just because the average swimsuit hanging on a store rack is a veritable petri dish, is it an actual health threat? In
Holy Pig! Put Down the Pork!
Founder and director, Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Breeding pigs spend most of their lives in crates only inches larger than their bodies. Crushing boredom and depression cause compulsive behaviors like head-banging. Do you really want your choices to support such a system?
Humans And Pets May Carry Similar Strains Of MRSA
"It's a reminder that constant vigilance and high levels of hygiene are just as important when treating cats and dogs as
Nurse; Author, 'Health Care… a View From the Trenches'
Unfortunately, efforts to stop the spread of these hospital born-and-bred mutants have focused so far on changing human behavior by reprogramming bedside caregivers.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria At NYC School; Parents Not Notified
The Medicine Man and the Microchip
Amazon Conservation Team
When the milk we drink and the food we eat are laced with antibiotics, it is time to address this threat both to us and to future generations.
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