The syndrome is so named because of distinctive rashes that can develop.
For 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.
U.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.
A new study finds that the average cough lasts around 18 days.
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.”