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Antibiotic alternatives: ‘We kind of pride ourselves in my research group of doing the crazy stuff’

As the world loses its upper hand in the antibiotic arms race, it raises the specter of un-treatable infections resulting from routine surgeries. But a Canadian scientist has discovered a surprising source of potential antibiotic options. Over the past few months, there’s been grim … Continue reading

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Study Finds Hospitals are Not Doing All They Can to Prevent C diff Infections

Nearly half of American hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent a kind of gut infection that kills nearly 30,000 people annually and sickens hundreds of thousands more — despite strong evidence that such steps work, according to a new … Continue reading

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