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Antibiotics And Your Dentist—CDC Urges You To Be Antibiotics Aware

Australian experiment wipes out over 80% of disease-carrying mosquitoes

Central Oregon a hot spot for Colorado tick fever

A novel ‘smart’ antibiotic may target most common bacterial infection contracted in US hospitals

Exclusive: England players banned from shaking hands – and told to use fist bumps instead

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

Significant C diff reduction noted in Canadian hospitals

The Startups Waging War Against Superbugs

Scientists Are Using a New Weapon to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria—Viruses.

Florida Teen First Human Case of Another Mosquito-Borne Virus

‘Gram-Negative Bacteria Pose a Significant Scientific Challenge’

Viruses love what we’ve done with the planet

CMS Patient Safety Efforts and the AHRQ National Scorecard on Hospital-Acquired Conditions

Clostridium difficile Patients on Opioids Fare Much Worse

Keeping farm animals healthy and clean could save human lives

FAO chief urges wiser antibiotic use in food animals

Michigan's hepatitis A outbreak is worst in U.S. What you need to know.

Here’s what we know about the deadly Nipah virus

To kill a superbug

What You Should Know About E. Coli Outbreaks

Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India

Ebola Vaccinations Begin While Congo Races to Tackle Disease

What It Will Take to Finally Defeat Tuberculosis

Safety program successfully reduces SSIs in patients undergoing colorectal operations

Congo confirms first urban Ebola case, raising possibility of ‘explosive increase in cases’

Smithsonian opens exhibit featuring contagious diseases

What Makes Up the American Gut?

Wherever you are in the world, time is running out for treating gonorrhea

The "Shameful" Reason California's STD Rate Has Hit a Record High

Multiple resistance genes found in commercially farmed chickens and in hospital

Why Ebola keeps coming back

With a little convincing, rats can detect tuberculosis

Here's Another Reason to Avoid Taking Unnecessary Antibiotics

CHOP study links antibiotic use with risk of kidney stones

Chief Medical Officer warns antibiotic-resistance crisis is 'biggest global health challenge we face

In a Corner of Senegal, a Victory Over Malaria

Why are 13 kids being held out of Liberty school? Because measles is this contagious

Zika, Lyme drive big increase in bug-borne disease in U.S.

Probiotics For Babies And Kids? New Research Explores Good Bacteria

Why some bacteria eat antibiotics and what we can do about it

We need to remind ourselves that vaccines save lives

With 'Super Gonorrhea' a Threat, Many Still Getting Wrong Antibiotics

Why E. coli keeps getting into our lettuce

Giving Antibiotics To Healthy Kids In Poor Countries: Good Idea Or Bad Idea?

Scientists have a promising new approach for treating drug-resistant tuberculosis

My Life-Threatening Bout With E. Coli Food Poisoning

What You Learn When You Put Smelly Socks In Front Of Mosquitoes

Meeting the Challenges of Infection Control in Hemodialysis Facilities

Why Antibiotic Resistance Should Change Your Financial Planning

'A last line of defense': IBM lab designs molecule to kill drug-resistant superbugs

Nightmare Bacteria' Are a Real and Growing Threat in the U.S., CDC Warns

CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the U.S. Here's What That Means

Federal Efforts To Control Rare And Deadly Bacteria Working

More Americans Are Dying From Suicide, Drug Use And Diarrhea

People with sinus infections stay on antibiotics too long

The World’s First Case of Drug-Resistant ‘Super Gonorrhea’ Has Been Confirmed

What If A Drug Could Make Your Blood Deadly To Mosquitoes?

Danger: a mucky rubber ducky is a haven for bacteria, says study

How A Man Caught The World's Strongest Super Gonorrhea To Date

Newly Discovered Antibiotic Drug Offers Hope For Treating MRSA

Doctors Use Lake Water Virus To Cure Heart Surgery Patient's Bacteria-Resistant Infection

The crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is worsening and we are all at risk

Doctors find virus in a pond, use it to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria in man's heart

Case of rare, mouse-borne hantavirus confirmed in Denver for the first time since 1993

Bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotic, missed by standard tests

What You Might Not Realize About The Benefits Of Hand-Washing

This deadly flu season has peaked, but a late bump could loom

What Is Hantavirus? Woman Mistakes Rodent-Carrying Virus For Flu

At Some California Hospitals, Fewer Than Half Of Workers Get The Flu Shot

The silent microbiome crisis

A new superbug requires urgent attention

This is the best way to avoid getting sick

New type of antibiotic discovered in soil in breakthrough for fight against drug-resistant superbugs

Could A Rare, Deadly ‘Superbug’ Fungus Be Gaining A Foothold?

Why are people outside high-risk groups dying from the flu?

Winter Olympic Athletes Want Gold, Not the Flu

Ants Could Help Humans Fight Antibiotic Resistance With Their Bacteria-Killing Exoskeletons

The CDC Is Begging People to Stop Cuddling Chickens

Bacterial Infection From Flu Can Affect the Healthy, Too

How Math (and Vaccines) Keep You Safe From the Flu

Report: Some hospital infection rates too high

Southeast Asia a 'hotspot' for antibiotic abuse, FAO official says

Adenovirus looks like flu, acts like flu, but it's not influenza

Forgotten antibiotic could save the world from deadly superbugs

Got Your Flu Shot Yet? Consider This A Reminder

Cincinnati Children's Hospital expert on what to do to protect your family from the flu

U.S. CDC director urges flu vaccinations as pediatric deaths mount

100 years after 1918 pandemic, flu still top ID threat

Can Social Media Help Us Spot Vaccine Scares and Predict Outbreaks?

We're Taking The Wrong Approach To Promote The Flu Vaccine

California hospitals face a 'war zone' of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them

After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles

Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It’s Not All About You

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Could Be Spreading Because Of Surfers

Why it’s still worth getting a flu shot

Defending against this season’s deadly flu: 5 things to know

Flu packs a punch this season; get your shot

Fake news and distrust of science could lead to global epidemics

Flu bug biting with a vengeance

Get ready, some medical experts are predicting the worst flu season in history

Annual Flu Shots Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital

Did your doctor get a flu shot? Plenty of Philly providers don't

‘The problem child of seasonal flu’: Beware this winter’s virus

Supercomputers tackle antibiotic resistance

Viruses have a big impact on our lives, and this podcast gives them their due

New Shingles Vaccine Is Cost Effective