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McDonald’s to Stop Selling Chicken Raised With Highest Priority Antibiotics Worldwide

McDonald’s will stop selling broiler chicken treated with Highest Priority Critically Important Antimicrobials (HPCIAs), the chain announced last Wednesday. McDonald’s had previously achieved its goal of phasing medically important antibiotics out of its U.S. supply chain in 2016. HPCIAs’ are a group of medicines that the World Health Organization has deemed some of the most valuable […]

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Vital: 12 Of The Most Powerful Antibiotics You Can Get Without A Prescription

We have entered a truly dangerous period in human history in which not only have we lost touch with traditional, natural treatments for infection, but improper and excessive use of antibiotics has led to drug-resistant superbugs. Just last year, Reuters reported that for the first time in the U.S., a patient had been diagnosed with […]

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Report: Top Grocery Stores Get ‘D’ Grade on Antibiotic-Free Chicken

America’s top 5 grocery chains, which have a 50% market share in the US, have been assigned a “D” grade by the National Resources Defense Council for the state of their antibiotic-free chicken offerings.

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Overuse: Doctors Prescribing Antibiotics For The Common Cold

Canadian researchers who aim to prevent harm caused by antitbiotic overuse to protect public health found that nearly half of the Canadian seniors who go to a family doctor leave with a prescription for an unnecessary antibiotic, reported CBC News.

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Antibiotics Causing Children To Grow Up Angry and Violent?

Antibiotic treatment during late pregnancy and early childhood spurred aggression and long-term behavioral changes in animal models, a recent study showed. Do these same results apply to human children?

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Bowel Cancer Linked to Heavy Antibiotic Use

Heavy antibiotic use may significantly increase the odds of developing bowel cancer, a recent study revealed. The disease is currently the 3rd most common type of cancer in the U.S.

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Study: Cancer Risks Jump After Taking Antibiotics

A recent study found bowel cancer risks increase by up to 73% after taking antibiotics for as little as 2 weeks. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S.

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