Antibiotic Resistance Major Public Health Problem
Antibiotic resistance remains a major threat to public health around the world, and for the large part, the cause is misuse of antibiotics, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The ECDC put out the message in a statement released on Sunday to coincide with the fifth European Antibiotic Awareness Day...
Prescription Drug Addiction Is Now An Epidemic
The abuse of prescription drugs is currently an epidemic because doctors are treating pain differently now than in past years. Drug abuse was recently referred to as an "epidemic" in a newspaper article by a Nebraska State Patrol investigator. "Clinically, it's a very common problem," added Aly Hassan, M.D...
Kids In Daycare Are More Likely To Be Obese
Kids who are placed in daycare often have a fifty percent higher chance of becoming obese than children who stay home with their parents, claims a study from researchers at the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine-Hospital Research Center, published in the Journal of Pediatrics. Dr...