If we don't stop overdosing on antibiotics, even a simple scrape could be fatal. Here's how we got into this medical mess — and how we can…Read More

Is Our Antibiotic Habit Killing Us?

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It started as a blemish, but Bethany Burke, then 15, freaked out the way teens do over a small pimple on the forehead. At the time, her father was on a business trip in the Northwest — Sean Burke is a chemist with GE in Austin — and Bethany and her mother, Melissa, were about to board a plane to join him for a family vacation on the Oregon coast.…Read More

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Former Vice President Al Gore discusses the problem of antibiotic resistance. Skip to 2:00 in the video to get the key points!

Al Gore on the Policies That Fuel Antibiotic Resistance

Eric J. Topol, MD
Editor's Note: In this segment of One-on-One, Medscape Editor-in-Chief Eric Topol, MD, talks with former Vice President Al Gore about the importance of precision medicine and why health policy has not properly addressed the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. Eric J. Topol, MD: Hello. I'm Eric Topol, Editor-in-Chief of Medscape. I'm here…Read More

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What If Antibiotics Stopped Working?

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Kenji Toma The burning. The urgency. As soon as it started, Melissa, 31, recognized the symptoms of a urinary tract infection, a painful but common condition that plagues at least 8 million American women a year. She figured that, as usual, an antibiotic would quickly knock it out of her system, so she called her nurse practitioner, who phoned…Read More
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