All Articles on Antibiotics

A piglet looks out from its enclosure. (Photo: Kevin/flickr/cc) Views
What We Choose to Eat Has Everything to Do With This Pandemic—and the Next One
COVID-19, the environment, and animal suffering all point to the same conclusion
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Clostridioides difficile News
As Superbugs Infect Millions and Kill Tens of Thousands Each Year, CDC Chief Warns Post-Antibiotic Era 'Already Here'
"On average, someone in the United States gets an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds and every 15 minutes someone dies."
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Protesters perform with fake chicken and mock injections reading "antibiotics" while taking part in a demonstration with the motto "We Are Fed Up" (Wir haben es satt) against industrial farming on the sidelines of the International Green Week agricultural show in Berlin, on January 16, 2016. Views
If We Want Antibiotics to Work, Consumers Have to Put Big Pressure on Factory Farms
On March 1, Denny’s stopped purchasing chicken treated with medically important antibiotics for its U.S. restaurants. Many consumers might expect to see such promises at Whole Foods or their local farm-to-table restaurant, but why is a chain like Denny’s (i.e., one that is enjoyed more for its...
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Alex Azar, former top executive of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, head of the Department of Health and Human Services. (Photo: Worldwide Speakers Group) Views
Trump: Importing Dangerous Medicines and Food and Keeping Consumers in the Dark
Messrs. Trump, Azar, and Perdue better wake up before innocent Americans lose their lives due to corporate indentured government officials failing to properly do their jobs
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Lawsuit by 44 States Accuses Pharma Giants of 'Multi-Year Conspiracy' to Hike Drug Prices by Over 1,000%
"We have hard evidence that shows the generic drug industry perpetrated a multi-billion dollar fraud on the American people."
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Des Moines, Iowa (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Farm Country: Don’t Get Fooled Again
Big ag companies killed family farms and polluted our water, while politicians blamed our immigrant neighbors. Let’s not turn on each other again
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E. coli News
'Superbugs' Could Kill 10 Million Annually Without Urgent Action, Warns New Report
"Unless the world acts urgently, antimicrobial resistance will have disastrous impact within a generation," says new publication.
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Earth Day 2019: We Don't Have Time
"Although our planet faces major tipping points on climate change, the environment is not a top-tier political issue. Anywhere!"
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Monsters Inc: They Treated Us Like We Were Animals
Jakelin's funeral. Getty Image The evil clown-in chief just visited his fabled border, where he spewed the usual rancid mix of lies, threats, insults and incoherence "unmoored from operational reality." In a brief visit to Calexico, California before jetting off to raise funds for more atrocities,...
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“You see people harmed by our system—patients going without needed care, skipping doses of medications because they can’t afford copays, avoiding tests." (Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock) Views
A Healthcare Industry Built on Premature Death
On the cruelty of private healthcare corporations
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