Report: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People A YearAntibiotic-resistant bacteria could surpass cancer as a leading cause of death by the year 2050.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
'Baboon Syndrome:' An Unusual Complication Of AntibioticsThe syndrome is so named because of distinctive rashes that can develop.
CDC: More Than 23,000 Die Annually From Drug-Resistant BacteriaFor the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year — more than 23,000, or about as many as those killed annually by flu.
Medication Nation: Study Shows Antibiotic OveruseU.S. doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 4 out of 5 Americans every year, an alarming pace that suggests they are being overused, a new government study finds.
Study: The Common Cough Lasts Approximately 18 DaysA new study finds that the average cough lasts around 18 days.
CDC: Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Could Cause 'Public Health Nightmare'The presence of a strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to antibiotic treatment in North America could ultimately cause what experts are calling a "public health nightmare."