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Five Things You Need to Know About Antibiotics

It's Get Smart About Antibiotics Week!<p>Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health problems in the world. Bacteria want to survive, just …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Meat Leads to 23,000 Deaths Each Year

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>According to a new report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday, antibiotic resistance in …

The FDA's toothless action on animal-feed antibiotics isn't enough

Almost 40 years ago, the<p>Food and Drug Administrationfound that the practice of routinely feeding antibiotics to livestock that are not sick posed a risk to human health. This week, after decades of delay, the FDA issued a weak, partial and voluntary guidance plan to address this problem.<p>The …

Medicine

Half of all chicken in US stores is laced with antibiotic-resistant bacteria—and “organic” chicken is no better

Americans have been trying hard to eat more healthily. Three decades of bad news about red meat and pork—worries about fat, cholesterol and cancer, for example—mean they’re passing up steaks, hot dogs and hamburgers more often. But they’re clearly not giving up meat altogether: they’re eating more …

Environmental Health

Lice Land on Growing List of Superbugs

As bacteria and other pests evolve to evade medications, infections that were once easily cured with a few pills or creams can become chronic or even …

New superbug genes sure to spread, U.S. expert says | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A little loop of genes that give bacteria the power to resist virtually all known antibiotics is spreading quickly and likely to cause doctors headaches for years to come, an expert predicted on Wednesday.<p>They come on the equivalent of a genetic memory stick — a string of …

Antibiotics can't beat wastewater 'superbugs' - Futurity

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria were escaping purification at two wastewater treatment plants in China, as well as breeding and spreading a dangerous …

Wastewater

Who is leonard Peltier?

WHO IS LEONARD PELTIER from Giuliana Dieni on Vimeo.<p>Native American activist Leonard Peltier has spent nearly 40 years in prison for a crime he did …

2013 Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive

<b>2013 Leonard Peltier</b> <b><br>Holiday Gift Drive</b><p>Children's Winter Clothing, Toys & School Supplies<p>Please only send NEW items for children of ALL ages.<p>(Donors …

Free Leonard Peltier, Says SD Republican

"Free Leonard Peltier," Says SD Republican<p>Oct 30, 2013<p>I like pastor and Republican legislator Steve Hickey. Religiously, he's tolerably orthodox. …

South Dakota

President Barack Obama Proclaims November Native American Heritage Month

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA <br>A PROCLAMATION From Alaskan mountain peaks to the Argentinian pampas to the rocky shores of …

Leonard Peltier Speaks Out: “Inside Looking Out”

<b>COLEMAN, FLORIDA</b> – Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, who has been imprisoned for the past 37 years, issued statement …

Human Rights

Petition Executive Clemency for Leonard Peltier

President Barack Obama<br>The White House<br>1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW<br>Washington, DC 20500<p>Petition for a Grant of Executive Clemency to Leonard …

Leonard Peltier in Solitary Confinement

5 Reasons President Obama Should Release Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier<p>Leonard Peltier was a <b>leading member of the American Indian Movement (AIM)</b>, an activist group that was involved in <b>promoting the rights</b> …

Free Leonard Peltier

Free Leonard Peltier by Matti Sand You are welcome to share this song freely, to sing it,to make copies of it and pass it along, sampl...

Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs

We're used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a …

Analysis: Antibiotic apocalypse

<b>A terrible future could be on the horizon, a future which rips one of the greatest tools of medicine out of the hands of doctors.</b><p>A simple cut to your finger could leave you fighting for your life. Luck will play a bigger role in your future than any doctor could.<p>The most basic operations - getting …

Antibiotics resistance 'as big a risk as terrorism' - medical chief

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/960000/960175_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655342_e103e429a592e4292c0a33fe4c66fd93<p><b>The danger posed by growing resistance to antibiotics should be ranked along with terrorism on a list of threats to the nation, the government's chief</b> …

Warning on lack of UK research on antimicrobial resistance

Adrian O'Dowd<p><i>Monday, 16 September 2013</i><p>Only a fraction of research funding has gone into antimicrobial resistance research projects in the UK over the …

Imperial College London

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Labour will use the same parliamentary procedure that was successful in forcing …

Investing

Laura Piddock soapbox science podcast

Newsdesk Live: Why are we running out of effective antibiotics?