Newly Discovered Bacteria Can Resist All Antibiotics

A mutation discovered in people and livestock in China makes bacteria resistant to last-resort drugs.

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The Worst Mistakes You’re Making With Antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics is one of the main causes of antibiotic resistance, a major public health threat in the United States.

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Antibiotics Might Cause Weight Gain in Kids, Study Finds

Repeated antibiotic use is linked to greater weight gains in children, and it could affect their weight for the rest of their lives, a new study suggests.

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12 Hospitals That Might Make You Sicker

A new report ranked hospitals on their rates of hospital-acquired infections. These 12 ranked the lowest.

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25 Fast Food Chains Ranked on Antibiotics Usage

Only Chipotle and Panera get an “A.”

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Taking Antibiotics Might Up Risk for Diabetes

Taking antibiotics might increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

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The Antibiotic Myths Parents Need to Stop Believing

Many American parents still have misconceptions about when their children should receive antibiotics and what the medications do, a new study finds.

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The Germs That Cause Food Poisoning Are Growing More Resistant to Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs remains a public health threat despite attempts to combat the problem, according to new U.S. government data.

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Tyson to Stop Using Human Antibiotics On Its Chickens

The company plans to eliminate use by the end of September 2017.

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McDonald’s Is Making a Huge Change to Its Chicken

The fast food giant is changing its sourcing policies.

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