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Are bacteria becoming too smart for antibiotics?

The World Health Organization warns that we are headed for a "post-antibiotic era."

Monday - 07/28/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Jesse Goodman, Paula Wolfson, Lancet Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, superbug

Antibiotics second choice for childhood earaches, academy says

A child in pain with an earache is a pain for a parent as well and most are ready and willing to give them antibiotics. But a new study indicates it could be a bad idea.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 07:33am EST

Tags: veronica robinson, ear infections, parenting, earache,

Is the meat you eat safe?

Antibiotic overuse in animals has been linked to outbreaks of "superbugs" -- bacterial infections in humans that are resistant to treatment.

Sunday - 01/08/2012, 11:59am EST

Tags: food safety