Time is not your friend when the power goes out and your refrigerator stops cooling. Typically, if the door is not opened food should stay within a safe temperature for four hours. […]
Resistance to antibiotics of organisms causing infections is now a global emergency, and antibiotic use in food animals and it’s (potential) contributions to antibiotic resistance in humans may play a significant role in the problem.
On May 12, 2016, at a meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine in London, representatives from over 20 countries considered the immediate actions different nations can take to address the urgent, cross-border problem of antibiotic resistance. […]
Though a well-known hymn tells us we should love “all creatures great and small,” loving some of the smaller creatures on Earth – particularly the creepy-crawly kind – can prove a little challenging. […]
ince the 1940s, antibiotics and similar drugs, together called antimicrobial agents, have been used to treat patients with infections, and have greatly reduced illness and death from infectious diseases. […]
Over the past year we have covered a multitude of healthcare topics and issues with the intent to provide interesting and useful information to keep you up to date on the ever changing healthcare landscape and help you make decisions for yourself and family that optimize your health and well-being.