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antibiotics

Could antibiotics spur childhood obesity?

Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.

Superbugs in your makeup bag?

Be aware that poor hygiene habits can expose your beauty products to dangerous bacteria such as E. Coli.

Ocean scourge: Flesh-eating bacteria

Learn how to avoid this ever-increasing threat.

Could antibiotics up heart disease risk?

Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.

Gone fishing

Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.

For elderly, UTI poses serious risk

Immediate treatment with antibiotics is critical for older adults, as untreated cases can lead to bloodstream infection and death.

‘Superbug’ infections striking more U.S. kids

Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals.

Do you need antibiotics?

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria.

Boost your child’s immunity

These 8 practical tips help protect your youngsters from cold and flu viruses.

Group B strep test: Do it for baby

You may have heard about this test for pregnant moms—but do you know how important it is for your baby's health?

Antibiotic ‘report card’ drills guidelines into dentists

Seeing their prescription rates leads some to change their ways.

Superbugs are getting more powerful

Researchers find second U.S. case of bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotic.

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