Before there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time.
A new blood test may one day be able to tell whether an infection is bacterial or viral.
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.
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.