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MRSA (INACTIVE)

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  • Bucs' infectious way of losing continues against Philly

    Bucs' infectious way of losing continues against Philly
    TAMPA — The Buccaneers officially reached the lows of NFL misery on Sunday. All you had to do was look up in the sky: A "Tebow to Tampa" banner fly over Raymond James Stadium before Tampa Bay played the Philadelphia Eagles after the Bucs' bye week...
  • Study shows simple ways to reduce hospital infection risk

    Study shows simple ways to reduce hospital infection risk
    A recent study of nearly 75,000 patients describes two simple techniques that decreased by more than a third the risk of patients developing a type of bacterial infection resistant to certain antibiotics. In addition, the number of bloodstream...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • MRSA threat? Please?

     
    So how serious was this MRSA threat anyway? Answer: Not at all. In fact, one of the supposedly infected Bucs players, cornerback Johnthan Banks, is actually playing today against the Eagles. The other two haven't been on the premises in......
  • Video review: Cox way more disruptive than MRSA distraction

     
    Upon further review, Eagles coach Chip Kelly said after looking at Sunday's game tape that defensive lineman Fletcher Cox might have played his best game as the Eagles toppled the Tampa Bay Bucs, 31-20. Kelly appears to be correct. It......
  • QB Graham comfortably takes reins for W&M

    Quarterback Michael Graham gets a chance to craft a happy ending to an uneven career, as the starter when William and Mary opens at West Virginia. Graham has started six games and played in 11 over the past two seasons. The fifth-year senior has had...
  • Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    What is the logic behind the Bears carrying four tight ends and a fifth on the practice squad? What teams have success with multiple tight end sets? -- @Solo_ist from Twitter Plenty of teams have had success with multiple tight ends of late. The...
  • MRSA linked to pig manure but is on decline overall, studies say

    Estimated cases of infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, fell more than 30% in the U.S. between 2005 and 2011, suggesting that heightened efforts to combat the infections in hospitals had made a difference, researchers wrote...
  • Propolis is perfect for immunity, blood sugar and cholesterol

    Propolis is perfect for immunity, blood sugar and cholesterol
    Dear Pharmacist: I take a dozen antibiotics per year due to frequent infections. What else can I take? Don't worry, I take probiotics. What I want is a natural antibiotic. — M.W., Santa Barbara, Calif. Dear M.W.: For millions of years, honeybees...
  • Expiration date nearing on miracle drugs

     Expiration date nearing on miracle drugs
    Beware of magical discoveries: They generally require careful use lest the magic wear off. Even the genie's lamp gave only three wishes. Antibiotics, which at one point were viewed as miracle drugs providing cures for previously fatal illnesses, are...
  • Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'

    Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'
    Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors' ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
  • What is bacterial "colonization"?

    Q: I recently visited a friend in the hospital. He had internal bleeding. He was put in a private room called "isolation." I asked the nurse if he had an infection. She said, "No, he is colonized with MRSA." What does that mean? A: All of us are...