June 10, 2023

Are antibiotics nearly obsolete?

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By Michelle Schoffro Cook from Care2 Antibiotic resistance has become a global health crisis of massive proportions. Our overuse and abuse of antibiotics (like demanding our doctors prescribe them for colds and flus), veterinary abuse of the drugs, and antibacterial soaps and other products, have all contributed to our current state where few antibiotics work against many […]

Doctor proposes Key Haven nasal swabs if GM mosquitoes released

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BY KATIE ATKINS From FLKEWSNEWS The motto of many Key Haven residents when it comes to the possible release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Lower Keys neighborhood is “no consent,” meaning they don’t consent to a release. A Key West doctor, though, wants consent — to monitor some Key Haven residents’ health over several […]

REPORT: Nightmare bacteria have now spread to every region of the world

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By Kevin Loria From Business Insider The era of modern medicine may be coming to an end. Common bacteria that cause life-threatening infections have become resistant to our strongest antibiotics in every region of the world. That’s just one finding from a newly released report by the World Health Organisation that takes the first comprehensive […]