Antibiotics

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Dr. Max Gomez: Experts Question Use Of Antibiotics In Livestock

We have been told that the overuse of antibiotic is leading to drug resistant super-bugs, but the vast majority of antibiotics produced in the U.S. are not given to humans, but to the livestock that we eat.

11/20/2014

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Study: Antibiotics Don’t Kill Lyme Disease Bacteria

Some Lyme disease patients said the research isn’t surprising since they still suffer symptoms after several rounds of antibiotics.

03/27/2014

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is Saturday

This is the weekend to properly dispose of those old, unused and expired medications without putting your drinking water at risk.

04/25/2013

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Dog Treats Pulled From Market Over Antibiotics

Two makers of pet treats have pulled their products from the market because they contain traces of poultry antibiotics that are not approved in the United States.

01/09/2013

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Hauppauge H.S. Wrestler Battles Life-Threatening MRSA

One of Hauppauge High School’s elite wrestlers, 16-year-old Nicholas Mauriello, was fighting for his life in a Suffolk County hospital room Tuesday, battling two bacterial infections.

02/08/2011