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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Your Diet May Be Causing Your Urinary Tract Infections

A new study reveals that factors related to diet might play a part in urinary tract infections.

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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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The FDA Is Cracking Down on Antibiotic Use in Livestock

A new regulation aimed at stopping routine use of antibiotics in food-producing animals was issued Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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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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CDC: International Travelers Behind Spread of Superbug

The bug is resistant to the antibiotics used to treat it.

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The Medieval Cure That May Actually Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs

A mixture of onion, garlic, wine and cow stomach bile was found to combat staph infections.

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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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2 People Dead, Dozens Exposed to ‘Superbug’ at UCLA Medical Center

At least 100 patients may have been exposed to medical devices contaminated with “superbug” Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, where the devices are already believed to be responsible for seven serious infections, including two deaths.

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Not Just in Meat: Antibiotics Could Be in Fish, Too

Researchers who discovered antibiotics in farmed and wild fish say their findings are cause for concern.

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