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  • NICU
    AAP identifies overused NICU tests and treatments
    According to a new paper from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), newborns in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) around the country undergo tests and treatments that do not necessarily contribute to their long-term health. Published...
  • UCLA proactive regarding unnecessary antibiotics and tests
    UCLA proactive regarding unnecessary antibiotics and tests
    Unnecessary medical tests and inappropriate use of antibiotics not only squander healthcare resources but also can result in harm just as antibiotic resistance and radiation exposure. This problem exists across all medical areas, including senior...
  • Milk sign at Berwick Academy
    Hormone free milk? Like foods without DNA!
    The above picture is hanging on the milk dispenser at the Berwick Academy in Berwick, Maine. This really fine private school provides an excellent K-12 education, although perhaps not including signage from their food service, SAGE Dining Services...
  • Scientists say superbug threat is as grave as climate change
    America is going through an antibiotic crisis
    America is experiencing an antibiotic crisis. Superbugs are on the rise infecting two million Americans each year, and killing 37,000.In 2010, Peggy Lillis died from taking an antibiotic after she had a routine root canal. The antibiotic killed...
  • Oregon is close to passing no antibiotic bill for cows, one step forward organics
    Oregon is close to passing no antibiotic bill for cows, one step forward organic
    We’d never do it to adults and children, why do they do it to the meat we eat. What’s the problem? Ranchers say a daily low dose of antibiotics to jeep animals from getting sick is necessary. The low dose of antibiotic keeps young pics...
  • Ways to afford organic food
    Ways to afford organic food
    The price of clean uncontaminated organic food makes it seem like a luxury these days instead of a food choice. Additives, chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, growth hormones are not what the average person has in mind when buying their produce....
  • Pig Tales constant low level antibiotics, how the pork you eat is grown
    Pig Tales constant low level antibiotics, how the pork you eat is grown
    “Ninety-seven-percent of pigs never see the light of day, and this is state-of-the-art production methods. They breathe toxic air and walk on hard concrete floors not open fields. If it were happening to our dogs it would be illegal but it...
  • Caution: That meat you’re eating may have loads of unwanted bacteria
    Caution: That meat you’re eating may have loads of unwanted bacteria
    
This article is to issue a warning about drug resistant bacteria. To consumers, it may be reason to use your dollars to speak to power by not buying as much beef, pork and chicken products. The beef and hog industry feel it’s not alarming...
  • Maple syrup can help save your life
    Maple syrup can help save your life
    Everyone knows that real maple syrup is delicious and nutritious, but now it turns out it may help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria as well.It's been known for a while that maple syrup is good for your health in many ways, including...
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    Can maple syrup make antibiotics more effective?
    The sweet treat you pour over your hotcakes could make anti-infection agents more powerful against microorganisms. As per the discoveries of the specialists at McGill University , joining the concentrate of maple syrup with basic antibiotics could...
  • The Flint River in the Spring
    Upper respiratory infection, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia?
    It's not easy to decide if you have an upper respiratory infection, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia? How or when to treat each illness, or whether to go to the hospital, depend a lot on your age and general health.Babies and the elderly are at...
  • McDonald's announces plans to limit antibiotic use in chickens
    McDonald's announces plans to limit antibiotic use in chickens
    It's a big announcement that speaks volumes on today's concerns about antibiotics used in the foods we eat.On Wednesday, McDonald's announced that it would begin using chickens that are not raised with antibiotics used to treat humans....
  • Antibacteria word bank
    Promising new antibiotic kills drug-resistant germs
    Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill a wide range of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria (super bugs). Additionally, bacteria did not develop resistance to the new drug, teixobactin, in lab experiments, and may need...
  • Promising new antibiotic grown from Maine dirt
    Promising new antibiotic grown from Maine dirt
    Research scientist Kim Lewis of Northeastern University may have uncovered a new arsenal against antibiotic resistant bacteria in dirt from a grassy field in Maine. According to Lewis, while many strains of bacteria have become increasingly...
  • Modified version of aminoglycoside developed that reduces hearing loss
    Modified version of aminoglycoside developed that reduces hearing loss
    Aminoglycosides are a class of antibiotics that are given to people with cancer and after radiation therapy. The majority of people that receive the massive amount of aminoglycosides become deaf. Dr. Anthony Ricci, professor of otolaryngology-head...
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