Antibiotic Resistance is Real

New results of several studies show that patients who received antibiotics for respiratory or urinary infections had more than twice the risk for developing bacterial resistance within the first couple of months compared to those who did not take antibiotics.Their risk of becoming resistant to antibiotics declined over time, but was still elevated as long…

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Are You Ready for H1N1 Flu–or Another Variant?

During the past week we have heard a lot about the "Swine Flu", now dubbed H1N1. Near paranoia gripped the public and some media for a time. Doomsayers were prognosticating this was going to be "it" for the world we know! We now know that H1N1 responds well to two of the antiviral agents, and…

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