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WHO Report Sounds Alarm on Superbugs

According to a recent study published by the World Health Organization (WHO), antibiotic resistant bacteria have spread to every part of the world.  What used to be a concern primarily linked to major…

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Grocery Store Chicken Is Covered In Germs And The Label Might Be Meaningless

As a meatless eater, I've been following the recent Consumer Reports exposé on grocery store chicken with a mixture of disgust (because dang, 97% contamination with disease-causing bacteria is high), …

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You Can Thank Factory Farms When Antibiotics Stop Working

In a keynote address last year, the Director-General of the World Health Organization warned that we may be facing a future in which many of our miracle drugs no longer work. "A post-antibiotic era me…

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CDC: Superbugs an ‘Extremely Dangerous Problem’

We’ve heard the horror stories of people going into the hospitable for a relatively minor problem and coming out with an "untreatable" and potentially lethal infection. According to the Centers for Di…

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8 Suprising Reasons to Love Bacteria

I previously did an article on 20 Reasons to Love Bacteria.  Exciting new research is showing that there are even more reasons to love probiotics and to add them to your health regime.  Here are 8 mor…

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Honey for Wound Healing

By Signe Beebe, DVM, CVA, CVHC, CVT, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Michael Salewski: Sometimes what's old becomes new again. In a time where there are…

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