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.
HealthWatch: Antibiotics Linked To Superbug, Divorce May Be GeneticA new study links antibiotics prescribed by dentists to the superbug C. difficile.
Gonorrhea Becoming More Difficult To Treat With AntibioticsGonorrhea is becoming more difficult, and for some patients impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said.
Can Antibiotics Do More Harm Than Good Treating Colds?It's that time of year when colds and coughs are becoming more prevalent, so make sure to use caution when taking antibiotics to treat them.
Antibiotics Over-Prescribed For Sinus Infections In The USAntibiotics are over prescribed in this country and as it turns out, 20 percent of them are used to treat sinusitis.
Antibiotics On Food Causing Children To Have Allergic Reactions To Fruits, VegetablesMore children are appearing to have allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables, but this has nothing to do with the food.
Study: Later Doctor's Visits Lead To More Prescriptions A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
Massachusetts Medical Society Takes New Stands On E-Cigarettes, AntibioticsThe Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.
Doctors Ignore Advice On Sore Throats, BronchitisRepeated warnings that antibiotics don't work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high over more than a decade, researchers found.