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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...
Elderly pit bull survives encounter with bear do is sew up the hole on the outside and load him up," Bauder said, who gave Monkey a cocktail of painkillers and antibiotics to ward off infections.Monkey was back on his feet in about a day and is slowly recovering at Port Alexander."He's...
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...
CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics for kids

...reported Thursday.Antibiotics are often used - colds and flu. Antibiotics fight infections caused...Misuse can lead to antibiotic resistance.Experts...inappropriately prescribe antibiotics more than 50 percent...
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...
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...
Officials: 51 labs in 17 states may have received live anthrax

...that it never happens again.The CDC has said four people at labs in Delaware, Texas and Wisconsin were recommended to get antibiotics as a precaution, although they were not sick. U.S. officials at Osan Air Base in South Korea said 22 people were being...
Pure Sole: Sometimes, you have to accept help

...Azithromycin, to be exact, a macrolide antibiotic used to treat infections caused by up to a billion bacteria; most antibiotics are made from bacteria; and don't...Zealand that is resistant to every single antibiotic known.Crap. There goes the ball game...
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...
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...


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