Antibiotics

Lesley McClurg / KQED

says childhood asthma rates have fallen because fewer unnecessary antibiotics are being prescribed to babies within the first year of life.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released a new warning about "superbugs" that includes the latest national death and infection estimates. The warning is important because the federal public health agency says "everyone is at risk" for antibiotic-resistant infections.

University at Buffalo / NIAID

There is a serious problem around the world - and it is growing. A University at Buffalo research team is taking a new approach to combat the problem with old antibiotics.