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CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics for kids

...get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off...percent drop in prescription rates for antibiotics for kids 14 and younger, the Centers...Control and Prevention reported Thursday.Antibiotics are often used - but don't work...

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

...livestock industry off its addiction to antibiotics.Yet that's what the U.S. Food...steps to curb the agricultural use of antibiotics and is under a judge's order to carry...limiting the overuse of two classes of antibiotics - is proposing. Obviously, the agency...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-17/outside-editorial-antibiotics-and-us
Opinion
SEARHC Receives "Chasing Zero" Award

...Complications from UTIs may even include permanent kidney damage, and serious infections may require treatment with intravenous antibiotics in the hospital, so it is critical to avoid such an infection. The most significant risk factor for developing a catheter-associated...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/searhc-receives-chasing-zero-award
Neighbors
My Turn: Reflecting on two nights on call

...These infections can lead to progressive amputations of their toes, feet, legs and multiple costly admissions for IV antibiotics. Some of the other individuals that I have taken on are middle-aged adults who have been fighting the hepatitis virus...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-05/my-turn-reflecting-two-nights-call
Opinion
Outside editorial: FDA issues timid rules for antibiotics in the food chain

...includes the administration of low doses of antibiotics through feed and water. The dosages...are resistant to treatment with the antibiotics. That puts people at increased risk...requiring - that they gradually stop using antibiotics identified as important in the treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-23/outside-editorial-fda-issues-timid-ru
Opinion
SEARHC reminds everyone to get a flu shot

...especially children younger than two), and people 65 and over. Because the flu is a virus, not a bacterial infection, antibiotics are not effective as a treatment. However, there are anti-viral medications available that your medical provider can...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/searhc-reminds-everyone-get-flu-sho
Neighbors
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
Health
Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: Rancher becomes 'natural beef' guru 6/21/98

...had never been treated with artificial antibiotics and other additives. But when the...program'' must never be treated with antibiotics or growth hormones, ranchers growing...raising cattle without growth hormones or antibiotics, or putting them in feedlots where...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/naturalbeef.html
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
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

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