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Prayerfully Promised

A few days ago, I realized I had gotten MRSA as a means to help my gastritis. Be careful what you wish for… Especially if it’s a round of antibiotics!

MFF0002: Golden staph


If you read a newspaper or listen to the news on the radio or watch the news on TV you’d think golden staph was a so-called superbug. 391 more words


Straight, No Chaser: MRSA, the Big, Bad Staph Infection

One of the things that’s changed a lot from when I first started practicing medicine is people show up every day to the emergency room for mosquito and spider bites.   562 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

WHO Report on Antibiotic Pipeline and Online Consultation on Monitoring the Global Action Plan

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been visibly busy this month in the area of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The agency released a report on the global pipeline of new antibiotics (including anti-tuberculosis drugs) on 19th September. 514 more words

Public Health

New Guidelines For Keeping Student Athletes Safe From Superbug Infections

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With fall sports like football and wrestling in full swing, there’s a wake up call for schools and parents on preventing superbug infections in student athletes. 379 more words


Household cleaners may make household MRSA worse 

Antibiotic use on people or pets, and use of biocidal cleaning products such as bleach, are associated with multidrug resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the home. 481 more words

Everyday Science

Chicago Considered To Be 'Ground Zero' For MRSA

CHICAGO (CBS) — A summit in Hinsdale later this month aims to educate people about MRSA — an epidemic that organizers say Chicago is considered to be a hot spot for. 187 more words