The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health care centers to be on the lookout for bacteria resistant to a class of antibiotics. The bacteria are called carbapenam-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Dr Andrew Sahud, Chief of Infection Prevention at AGH, about what superbugs are and how they are trying to stop them.
Some things just go together: holidays and ham, breakfast and sausage, baseball and hot dogs. Pork products are part of American culture, but what might be cultured from pork is the subject of a Consumer Reports investigation.
Missing work because you’re sick? It’s a big problem with 407 million days of lost time at the cost of $260 billion a year. There may be an easy way to avoid illness and it’s within your reach.
Consumers are being advised to throw out or return glass-bottled, pasteurized milk from the Brunton Dairy in Aliquippa, Beaver County.
When it comes to lunch meat, do you heat it up? If it’s not steaming hot, it could be a source for a bacterial infection called listeriosis.