Antibiotics Often Unnecessary for Ear Infection

Unnecessary antibiotic use is a common practice, especially in pediatric medicine. Children with ear infections are often prescribed antibiotics, which often aren’t necessary. A recent analysis of 135 published studies…

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Acne

What Is It? Acne. Acne vulgaris, known simply as acne, is a common skin disease. Acne affects the areas of the skin that have the greatest concentration of sebaceous glands…

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Super Bugs and Genetically Modified Food

I have blogged before on superbugs in our bodies—like C. diff, MRSA and Klebsiella pneumoniae. Superbugs is the term for bacteria that have developed antibiotic resistance, making the infections they…

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Diarrhea that just won't go away?

Notable News Clostridium difficile (C. diff) – More than Difficult!  Chances are you’ve probably heard of C. diff before, or at least its most common (and least pleasant) side effect…

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