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Finding the Perfect Match: A New Approach to Battle Drug-Resistant Bacteria

June 20, 2017

Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but many bacteria have evolved resistance. According to the CDC, more than two million people in the United States develop bacterial infections that are resistant to multiple antibiotics every year.... Read more

Worries About an Antibiotic Resistant "Superbug"

June 03, 2016

A type of bacteria first identified in Chinese pigs now is causing concern in the U.S. due to its resistance to an antibiotic currently seen as a last-ditch effort.... Read more

What Your Shoes Bring Home

April 20, 2015

As parents, we do our best to protect our kids against the spread of germs and disease. But when family members or friends wear their shoes indoors, they may be tracking in more than dirt. ... Read more

Concerns About ERCP Scopes

February 21, 2015

The FDA released a warning this week about possible contamination risks involved with specialized endoscopes after seven people became infected with an antibiotic resistant bacteria after undergoing procedures at a California hospital. ... Read more