Posts tagged "antibiotics"

April 26 news: Measles quarantine, antibiotic production, pig virus, polio in Pakistan, gag rule

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 26, 2019.

Feb. 28. news: HIV progress stalled, prenatal vitamins, Facebook anti-vaxxers, Bill Jenkins, antibiotics

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019

March 27 news: Antibiotic-resistance, air pollution and anxiety, House approves Medicare changes

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, March 27, 2015.

Jan. 8 news: Binge drinking, birth control, antibiotic resistance

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.

Oct. 2 news: FSMA funding, antibiotic use in animals, military healthcare

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.
The Nation’s Health: CDC anthrax exposure

The Nation’s Health: CDC anthrax exposure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused a stir this summer when it announced that more than 80 of its employees might have been exposed to anthrax.
CDC: Antibiotic misuse is killing Americans

CDC: Antibiotic misuse is killing Americans

If you’re an American you’ve probably taken an antibiotic, and there’s a 50 percent chance you’ve done so when it was not necessary. According to new data released by CDC, overuse of antibiotics is not just unnecessary — it’s fatal.
Bill calls on HHS to encourage development of new antibiotics

Bill calls on HHS to encourage development of new antibiotics

As bacteria grow increasingly resistant to antibiotics, scientists have warned that the federal government must take steps to keep people safe. On June 6, Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, introduced a bill to encourage antibiotic research.

APHA joins CDC and 24 other health organizations to fight antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health threats we face currently. This was the message of a teleconference hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday marking the start of Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, Nov. 12-18.

Groups: New antibiotics needed to head off “super bug” crisis

Concerned about the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant “super bugs,” a coalition of more than 50 organizations is urging Congress to repair the research and development pipeline for new antibiotics.