Tag: antibiotics

  • Get Smart about Antibiotics

    The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has declared this week, October 5 – 11, 2009, Get Smart about Antibiotics Week.  Their efforts originate from the need to educate the population about antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. Antibiotics have been around since even before the hailed Penicillin was discovered.  Ancient […]

  • Good Bacteria

    So despite your greatest effects, you’ve found yourself sick.  Maybe you’ve got strep throat or that sinus infection that just won’t quick.  In order to blast out those crappy germs, your family doctor has prescribed you an antibiotic.   Now what, all better?  Not all the time.   There are two rules of thumb to […]