Superbugs

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Germs That Outwit Antibiotics Found In Toddlers

Before there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time.

04/29/2014

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New Blood Test Could Determine If Infections Are Bacterial Or Viral

A new blood test may one day be able to tell whether an infection is bacterial or viral.

09/18/2013

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Consumer Reports: Ground Turkey May Be Breeding Ground For Bacteria

As more of us try to eat healthy, we’re replacing ground beef with ground turkey. It can be a better choice, but an investigation by Consumer Reports found ground turkey can also be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

04/30/2013

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Consumer Reports Offers Tips For Purchasing Antibiotic-Free Meat

Superbugs are on the rise. Superbugs are bacteria that are resistant to one or more antibiotics, which kills thousands of people a year. Consumer Reports said the routine feeding of antibiotics to the animals we eat is a contributing factor.

06/20/2012

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