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.
First Case Of Super-Resistant Gonorrhea Reported In UKPublic Health England is investigating the case of a man infected with a multidrug-resistant form of gonorrhea. The man caught the sexually transmitted infection in southeast Asia.
Antibiotic Use Soars As Resistance Crisis WorsensDespite the continued rise of antibiotic resistance, new research shows worldwide use of antibiotics skyrocketed between 2000 and 2015.
KFC To Stop Using Chickens Raised With Human AntibioticsKFC says it plans to stop serving chicken given antibiotics important to human health. The fried chicken chain says the change will be completed by the end of next year.
General Mills Tweaks Big Brands: More Cinnamon, More ProteinSprinkle more cinnamon on Cinnamon Toast Crunch, switch to antibiotic-free chicken for Progresso soups, pump up the protein in Yoplait. Those are some of the tactics General Mills is hoping will keep people interested.
Plano Woman Floored By Bill From Emergency ClinicShe was hit with an enormous bill simply because of the clinic she chose and learned a lesson that may help others.
Allergy & Asthma Sufferers New Treatment Option Comes With A WarningSalt room therapy is not intended to replace traditional medicines.
Effort To Curb Antibiotic Overuse Amid Flu & Cold SeasonIt's cold season, and the miserable continue to trudge in seeking antibiotics. But, doctors overprescribe antibiotics for respiratory infections even though most are caused by viruses that drugs cannot help.
Subway To Transition To Meat Raised Without AntibioticsSubway says it plans to switch to meat raised without antibiotics over the next several years.
DFW Doctor Talks Antibiotics & SuperbugsThere is a new global effort to combat antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Dr. Crystal Foster talks about these drug-resistant bugs, and the actual effectiveness of antibiotics.
New Test Aims To Better Detect Viral InfectionsResearchers are developing a blood test to more easily tell when a respiratory illness is due to a virus and not a bacterial infection, hoping to cut the dangerous overuse of antibiotics and speed the right diagnosis.
Whooping Cough Reaches Outbreak Level In TexasWhooping cough has reached an outbreak level in the state. More than 1600 cases of the deadly, dangerous virus are reported.