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Tell the EPA: Stop Spraying Antibiotics on Citrus Trees ! ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, citrus trees, antibiotics, humans )

- 11 days ago -
The EPA allowed citrus growers to spray antibiotics on trees, but the CDC says it can fuel the spread of drug-resistant bacteria. Antibiotic resistant superbugs already sicken millions, and kill thousands of Americans every year
Tell EPA and Congress to Eliminate Antibiotic Use as Pesticides
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, germs, bacteria, drug resistance, petitions )

- 40 days ago -
The spread of antibiotic resistance is a health care crisis of major proportions and requires a moratorium on the use of antibiotics in agriculture. The CDC call antibiotic resistance "one of the world's most pressing public health problems."
Healthy Farm Animals Shouldn't Get Antibiotics That Sick People Need
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicines, drugs, antibiotics, antibiotic resistance, petitions )

- 42 days ago -
Unless we stop allowing factory farms to routinely feed medically important antibiotics to animals for "preventive" reasons, we'll see a continued increase in foodborne illnesses that can't be treated by one or more antibiotics.
Tell McDonald's: Hold The Antibiotics ! ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, food, health, McDonalds, protection )

- 234 days ago -
Our most foundational medicines are at risk of becoming ineffective due to antibiotic overuse on factory farms. It's time the country's most iconic burger chain stopped serving beef and pork raised on our lifesaving medicines.
Urge Congress: Support USDA's Efforts to Combat Antibiotic Resistance ! ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, antibiotics )

- 279 days ago -
Take action to promote programs that help growers and ranchers use antibiotics responsibly.
6 Things to Know About the Global Superbug Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, superbugs, livestock feed )

- 500 days ago -
These superbugs don't respond to our available antibiotics. The end result is that many standard procedures--from caesarean sections to chemotherapy--may become too risky to undertake. It is projected that millions of people may die of what were once trea
Antibiotics Are Weakening and Millions Will Feel the Damage If the Meat Industry Doesn't Change Its Ways
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, antibiotics, overuse, Big Agra, meat, sickness, infections )

- 577 days ago -
A recent report from the WHO describes the dangers humanity faces from overprescription of critical infection-fighting drugs, which has led to both superbugs and antibiotics' dwindling efficacy, making humans vulnerable to infections formerly benign.
âEUR~Antibiotic ApocalypseâEUR(TM): Doctors Sound Alarm Over Drug Resistance | Society | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotics, Superbugs, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, Genetics, UK Medical Research Councidrugs, death, disease, health, healthcare, medicine, research, prevention, protection, warning )

- 615 days ago -
Are you scared yet? You should be! The terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes
Olive Garden Stop Serving Meat Raised With Routine Antibiotics - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Olive Garden, antibiotics, chicken, meat, petition )

- 737 days ago -
In the past year, big restaurant chains like McDonald's and Subway due to people speaking out are now convinced to make strong commitments to help protect antibiotics. These are major victories, but we can't stop now.
Keep Antibiotics Working PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, health, protection )

- 837 days ago -
The inappropriate use of human antibiotics on factory farms is one of the main causes of the 2 million illnesses and 23,000 deaths caused by drug-resistant bacteria each year in the United States, according to the CDC.
Why We Might Not Be Able to Count on Antibiotics to Stop Infections Anymore
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, medicine, resistance, superbugs )

- 1105 days ago -
As lifesaving antibiotics dwindle, factory farms are breeding resistant bacteria that transmit to humans.
5 Disturbing Facts Big Food Doesn't Want You to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, preservatives, beef, chicken, shrimp, pork, diseases, antibiotics )

- 1168 days ago -
A few inconvenient truths you might need to know before tucking into that next bite of shrimp, beef or bacon.
E. Coli Bacteria Can Transfer Antibiotic Resistance To Other Bacteria
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, antibiotics, diet, disease, food, health, humans, illness, medicine, protection, risks, safety )

- 1305 days ago -
Colistin is the antibiotic that doctors use as a last resort to wipe out dangerous bacteria. "It's really been kept as the last drug in the locker when all else has failed," says Dr. Jim Spencer, a senior lecturer in microbiology at the University of...
Junk Food and Antibiotics Have Spawned a Global Diabetes Epidemic [ + Videos ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: junk foods, antibiotics, diabetes type 2 )

- 1364 days ago -
Recent studies show that one-half of all Americans are either prediabetic or diabetic. In the UK, diabetes rates have soared 60 percent in the last decade. Diabetic women under the age of 45 have a six-fold greater risk for heart attack...
First New Antibiotic in 30 Years Discovered in Major Breakthrough
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, discovery, healthcare, research, treatment )

- 1623 days ago -
The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years has been hailed as a 'paradigm shift' in the fight against the growing resistance to drugs. Teixobactin has been found to treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, sep

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