Tag: bacteria

What You Need to Know to Protect Your Family from Superbugs as Antibiotic Resistance Reaches Crisis Level

By Jenny Jane Antibiotics have saved lives since 1942 when the first person was saved using the first antibiotic, penicillin. However, since then, overuse and permeation of life-saving drugs into our environment and water sources has caused drug resistance in once easy-to-cure strains of bacteria…

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6 Natural Remedies for Vomiting and Diarrhea

By Daisy Luther Gastrointestinal upsets are truly miserable, whether they’re caused by shigellosis, food poisoning, or another virus. One common cause is Shigellosis, a bacterial infection also known as “Montezuma’s revenge” or “traveler’s diarrhea.”  It usually affects people visiting Third World destinations and is caused by drinking…

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RECALL: Life-Line Bottled Water Could Be Contaminated with a Deadly Bacteria

By Daisy Luther McDaniel Life-Line LLC has voluntarily recalled all lots of Life-Line Water. In an analysis, the FDA found the product to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. What is Pseudomonas aeruginosa? Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a potentially deadly bacteria, particularly for those with weakened immune…

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Superbugs Found in Nearly 80 Percent of U.S. Supermarket Meat

By Andrea Germanos A new analysis offers alarming findings as many Americans get ready to fire up their grills for the 4th of July—nearly 80 percent of supermarket meat was found to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as superbugs. That’s according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which sifted through…

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