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Antibiotic Drug Resistant Threat Growing at Alarming Rate, Warns CDC (Infographic)

Antibiotic drug resistance is a growing threat all around the world, and one that affects us all. More than two million people in the U.S. get sick every year due to antibiotic-resistant infections an…

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How To Reduce Dietary Antibiotic Intake

Last week was the Center For Disease Control and Prevention’s “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week," which aims to raise awareness about how growing antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most press…

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The Antibiotic-Free Meat Crusaders Target Trader Joe’s

Over a decade ago, while in San Francisco, I witnessed a handful of protesters gathered in front of a Trader Joe’s in opposition to the use of GMO corn in a cornbread mix sold at the popular market. T…

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Antibiotic-Free Meat is All the Rage

Maybe a decade ago I was having a conversation with an acquaintance about the importance of consuming only meat that was free of hormones and antibiotics. My stance was fairly staunch, in that I felt …

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Factory Farmed Meat: Why It’s Not Good for Us

In the interest of being able to back up my eating choices with actual facts (I am not one of the lucky few in possession of a photographic memory, or even an I-took-good-notes memory), I decided to p…

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