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Outside editorial: An antibiotic wake-up call

...cephalosporins, the last line of antibiotic defense.That might not...quickly outwitting available antibiotics. But the growing difficulty...more aggressively to limit antibiotic use to the actual treatment...winning out over available antibiotics, making it one of many worrisome...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-22/outside-editorial-antibiotic-wake-cal
Opinion
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...50 percent.She said a lot of people don't take chlamydia very seriously because it is easily treated with one dose of antibiotic, but the stealthy infection can take a real toll."Having no symptoms doesn't mean it's benign," Jones said.Women...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21/alaskans-taking-risks-sex
Local
Love is the best medicine

Hospitals have a reputation for being sterile and grim. But sometimes, more than antibiotic-resistant MRSA blossoms - we're talking about love. Meet a couple who felt giving someone your heart wasn't enough, another...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-14/love-best-medicine
Local
Recent rescue @ the JRC: LONG-TAILED DUCKS

...these birds.CARE: The birds' feathers and beaks were cleaned with water. They were also given subcutaneous fluids and an antibiotic injection. Then, the two were placed together in a large kennel with netting so their feathers would stay clean. The birds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/recent-rescue-jrc-long-tailed-ducks
Outdoors
CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics for kids

...reported Thursday.Antibiotics are often used - but...like colds and flu. Antibiotics fight infections caused...Misuse can lead to antibiotic resistance.Experts...inappropriately prescribe antibiotics more than 50 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/mike-stobbe/2011-09-02/cdc-doctors-prescribing-fewer-ant
Outside editorial: Antibiotics and us

...cautious about prescribing antibiotics for humans because...drastic reduction in antibiotic use for sinus infections...three-fourths of the antibiotics in this country are...industry did cut back on antibiotic use, food prices would...ways: More exotic antibiotics - and hospitalizations...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-17/outside-editorial-antibiotics-and-us
Opinion
Outside editorial: FDA issues timid rules for antibiotics in the food chain

...of the animal-antibiotic problem.The agency...gradually stop using antibiotics identified as important...the use of the antibiotics.Obviously...of agricultural antibiotic use point out that...just one class of antibiotics - cephalosporins...complete an animal antibiotic rule-making process...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-23/outside-editorial-fda-issues-timid-ru
Opinion
Fresh start for Front Street Clinic

...this clinic, I couldn't breathe. The first time I saw Janna, she put me on a nebulizer and gave me several inhalers and antibiotics."That was the start, but LeCount visits the clinic every week or two, she said - more if she finds herself in a place...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-23/fresh-start-front-street-clinic
Local
A Trip South: Chillin' out in Chile

...towns of San Nicolas and Ninhue, hanging out at the clinic, dealing with what turned out to be a bad reaction to expired antibiotics (all the health care was free, thank you Chile for being awesome). We also met up with some local friends that we had...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-14/chillin-out-chile
Outdoors
Eggplant Chicken Casserole

...refined carbohydrates. You make your own sauce thus eliminating prepackaged sauces with added sodium and other unnecessary ingredients. If you use range-free chicken without added antibiotics or hormones ? all the better!

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021011/hea_783712250.shtml
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