- December 1st, 2013
60: percent of sore throat visits for which antibiotics were prescribed
10: percent of sore throat cases experts believe actually required antibiotics
500: millions of dollars spent on unnecessary antibiotics for sore throat from 1997 to 2010
- March 1st, 2013
Antibiotics produce changes in the microbial and metabolic patterns of the gut. Researchers have analyzed for the first time the bacteria, genes, enzymes, and molecules that form the gut microbiota of patients treated with antibiotics and published the results in the online journal Gut.
- October 1st, 2010
With brown hair and a wide, trusting smile, Ashley Armstrong looks like your average happy, healthy 5-year-old. She practices ballet, plays softball, and just started to learn the guitar.
Today, food safety is no longer as simple as saying no to expired milk. As major health problems continue to surface in America’s food supply, here’s what to do to protect you and your family.By Melanie Warner
- February 1st, 2009
You no doubt know mono as “the kissing disease,” but few people recognize it as a member of the Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) family. Although the virus itself is not serious, it comes with some pretty debilitating symptoms: sore throat, fever, abdominal pain, skin rash, headache, sore muscles, and constant fatigue.I have mononucleosis, and my doctor gave me antibiotics. Do I really need them? Is there anything natural I can do to get better faster?By Taryn Forrelli, ND