Top Burger Chains Fail On Annual Antibiotics Report CardTwenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday. Only two chains received As, Shake Shack and BurgerFi; the other 23 got a D minus or F.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
Consumer Reports: Buying Better MeatSome major restaurant chains have already announced they’ll stop using meat that’s been treated with antibiotics.
New Study Looks At Treating Appendicitis With AntibioticsFor years, we've thought the only way to treat appendicitis was to remove the appendix. Well, what if you could treat it simply with antibiotics?
Local Doctors Explain Risks Of Taking LevaquinKDKA-TV health editor Dr. Maria Simbra explains why some are calling for a closer look at a certain group of antibiotics.
FDA Study Finds Little Evidence Of Antibiotics In MilkIn an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.
Lyme Disease On The Upswing In Western Pa.Lyme Disease in Western Pennsylvania is booming.
Clarithromycin Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiac DeathNew research finds the antibiotic clarithromycin is associated with an increased risk of heart deaths.
Local Charity Sends Medical Supplies To Countries In NeedA Pittsburgh-based charity is helping out people in need all around the world. Brother's Brother is sending medical supplies and equipment to three different continents.
Germs That Outwit Antibiotics Found In ToddlersBefore there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time.
Police: Pa. Man Assaults Dentist With Tire Iron Over ToothA northwestern Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges that he assaulted his dentist with a tire iron after the doctor prescribed antibiotics instead of pulling the man's tooth.
Giant Eagle Offering Free Antibiotics If you’re feeling under the weather, there’s still good news: you can get free antibiotics.
New Blood Test Could Determine If Infections Are Bacterial Or ViralA new blood test may one day be able to tell whether an infection is bacterial or viral.
Many Still Coming Down With Influenza BThink March is too late for the flu? One pediatrician has still been seeing many infected patients.
School District Works With Health Dept. To Prevent Whooping Cough From SpreadingWhooping cough in the Shaler Area School District is sounding an alarm. Out of an abundance of caution, Superintendent Wesley Shipley has issued a letter to parents.