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NBC News
A Third of Antibiotic Prescriptions are Just Wrongthe patient, but can be passed to others. That means the antibiotic doesn't wo
A Third of Antibiotic Prescriptions are Just Wrong
NBC News / Posted an hour ago
the patient, but can be passed to others. That means the antibiotic doesn't work as well the next time. Even before penicillin was introduced in 1943, Staphylococcus germs were identified that were resistant to its effects. Just nine years... Read more
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Newsmax
The Richest Live 14.6 Years Longer — and the Gap Is Growingtechnologies, these will be expensive at first. They won’t be instantly availab
The Richest Live 14.6 Years Longer — and the Gap Is Growing
Newsmax / Posted 7 hours ago
technologies, these will be expensive at first. They won’t be instantly available to everyone, everywhere. But neither was penicillin, or the polio vaccine, or heart transplant surgery. They took time to spread. I expect life-extension technology... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lauren Belfer’s third novel is almost unimaginably gutsylife among the 1-percenters. �Her second novel “A Fierce Radiance” was a best-
Lauren Belfer’s third novel is almost unimaginably gutsy
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 hours ago
life among the 1-percenters. �Her second novel “A Fierce Radiance” was a best-selling disappointment about the advent of penicillin in America. Research swamped almost everything else about the book. “And After the Fire” (Harper, 451 pages,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lauren Belfer’s third novel is almost unimaginably gutsylife among the 1-percenters. ¶ Her second novel “A Fierce Radiance” was a best-
Lauren Belfer’s third novel is almost unimaginably gutsy
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
life among the 1-percenters. ¶ Her second novel “A Fierce Radiance” was a best-selling disappointment about the advent of penicillin in America. Research swamped almost everything else about the book. “And After the Fire” is a bold and hugely... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Louis CK: 'Two human babies have never fought ... I Google it occasionally'if they were giving free lunch,” Gottfried said on the red carpet. “Laughter i
Louis CK: 'Two human babies have never fought ... I Google it occasionally'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
if they were giving free lunch,” Gottfried said on the red carpet. “Laughter is a good medicine,” Gottfried said, “but penicillin is a little stronger. If I needed medicine, I would ask the doctor to list all the available medicine and give me... Read more
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Roll Call
Amid Testimonials, Biden Tamps Down 'Moonshot' Expectations1972 at the Tuskegee Institute during which hundreds of African-American men we
Amid Testimonials, Biden Tamps Down 'Moonshot' Expectations
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
1972 at the Tuskegee Institute during which hundreds of African-American men were never informed they were ill -- and, once penicillin became the go-to cure -- were never given the drug. For her part, Coley wants the next president, no matter from... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Syphilis Cases Triple in Lubbocklong term effects including blindness and dementia. Health officials said, in m
Syphilis Cases Triple in Lubbock
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
long term effects including blindness and dementia. Health officials said, in most cases, syphilis is easily treated with penicillin. Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
West Texas county sees uptick in syphilis casesbut they can come back and spread to other organs and other people. Syphilis i
West Texas county sees uptick in syphilis cases
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
but they can come back and spread to other organs and other people. Syphilis is easily treatable in its early stages with penicillin. However, any long-term damage to the body as a result of the illness cannot be undone, according to the Centers... Read more
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NBC News
This Is the Doctor Behind Abortion by Boat, Drone, Mailinvaluable due to the options its provides. "What they put into women's hands
This Is the Doctor Behind Abortion by Boat, Drone, Mail
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
invaluable due to the options its provides. "What they put into women's hands are safe pills — pills that are safer than penicillin and Viagra and not coat hangers. Because the alternative is coat hangers," she said. Horgan sees parallels with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
West Texas county sees uptick in syphilis casesbut they can come back and spread to other organs and other people. Syphilis i
West Texas county sees uptick in syphilis cases
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
but they can come back and spread to other organs and other people. Syphilis is easily treatable in its early stages with penicillin. However, any long-term damage to the body as a result of the illness cannot be undone, according to the Centers... Read more
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PhysOrg
Putting antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the immune system under 'surveillance'Streptococcus pneumoniae with five antibiotics represented in the squares (cloc
Putting antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the immune system under 'surveillance'
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Streptococcus pneumoniae with five antibiotics represented in the squares (clockwise from lower left: levofloxacin, penicillin, gentamicin, vancomycin, and daptomycin). The circles represent individual genes, colored to denote their... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas issues Syphilis Alert for Lubbock Countycause problems during pregnancy and for the newborn. In most cases, syphilis i
Texas issues Syphilis Alert for Lubbock County
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 5 days ago
cause problems during pregnancy and for the newborn. In most cases, syphilis is easily treated with a single injection of penicillin. Penicillin will also stop syphilis infection in contacts that may not yet show symptoms or signs. For further... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Kix Cereal and Domesticated Honey Badgers - At the Corner of Market and Maycomb by Stacey Grossbroccoli. We have cream of chicken soup. We have diced tomatoes, cans of chili
Kix Cereal and Domesticated Honey Badgers - At the Corner of Market and Maycomb by Stacey Gross
Warren Times Observer / Posted 5 days ago
broccoli. We have cream of chicken soup. We have diced tomatoes, cans of chili peppers, and some cheese chunks that aren't penicillin yet. We have more than enough food. Compared to some I'll bet we have a freaking cornucopia in there. What we... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could MRSA finally be defeated? Deadly bug killed by super-antibioticof an approaching ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ because of growing resistance and the
Could MRSA finally be defeated? Deadly bug killed by super-antibiotic
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
of an approaching ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ because of growing resistance and the lack of new drugs. :: The first antibiotic Penicillin, was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928 at St Mary’s hospital in London, after his cultures became... Read more
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UCD Advocate
Most Awkward Political Sloganmemes and jokes all revolving around the senator from Vermont. It makes sense,
Most Awkward Political Slogan
UCD Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
memes and jokes all revolving around the senator from Vermont. It makes sense, then, that Sanders would deign to “Feel the Bern”, even if his proposed health care system would issue penicillin prescriptions to anyone presenting those... Read more
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NBC News
How an American Exports Anti-Abortion 'War' Strategyof abortion." "In modern times, the risk of death from a safe, induced abortio
How an American Exports Anti-Abortion 'War' Strategy
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
of abortion." "In modern times, the risk of death from a safe, induced abortion is lower than from an injection of penicillin or carrying a pregnancy to term," the WHO says. The American Cancer Society plainly states that "scientific... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Child with suspected case of measles attended Collierville nurseryAnother victory for the anti-vaccination clan. Waiting on the anti-penicillin m
Child with suspected case of measles attended Collierville nursery
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
Another victory for the anti-vaccination clan. Waiting on the anti-penicillin movement to really take hold, followed by the anti-fresh water FB group to close it out. They can join forces with the people who think the earth is flat and the group that... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich City handbook sold at auctionhad a sliding roof, in those days before air conditioning. Flashback to 1928
Norwich City handbook sold at auction
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
had a sliding roof, in those days before air conditioning. Flashback to 1928 Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin Amelia Earhart became the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic The first all-talking full length... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich City handbook sold at auctionhad a sliding roof, in those days before air conditioning. Flashback to 1928
Norwich City handbook sold at auction
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
had a sliding roof, in those days before air conditioning. Flashback to 1928 Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin Amelia Earhart became the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic The first all-talking full length... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers work to keep hospital-acquired staph infections in checkat killing staph, and may be just as effective against other drug-tolerant path
Researchers work to keep hospital-acquired staph infections in check
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
at killing staph, and may be just as effective against other drug-tolerant pathogens. Conventional antibiotics, such as penicillin and ciprofloxacin, require bacterial cells to be actively functioning in order to work; that means cells with lots... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kasungu Police Seize Medical Drugsseized drugs including five packets of Aspirin, four packets of Ethromycin two
Kasungu Police Seize Medical Drugs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
seized drugs including five packets of Aspirin, four packets of Ethromycin two packets of Chlorophenical, 800 tablets of Penicillin, two packets of Magnesium," he said. The suspect will appear before court to answer the charge of being found in... Read more
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Raw Story
Rachel Maddow absolutely destroys Maine’s GOP governor for denying life-saving drug to overdose victimsare going to die someday. So you could really say that about any medical treatm
Rachel Maddow absolutely destroys Maine’s GOP governor for denying life-saving drug to overdose victims
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
are going to die someday. So you could really say that about any medical treatment. I mean, why treat your infection with penicillin or antibiotics? All it’s going to do is extend your life until it ends anyway,” she said sarcastically. “You have... Read more
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Business Standard India
Kiran Mazumder-Shaw: A journey marked by gritRanbaxy and Biocon had contemplated a business association when the former need
Kiran Mazumder-Shaw: A journey marked by grit
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Ranbaxy and Biocon had contemplated a business association when the former needed enzymes for its flagship product, penicillin, for which the starting raw material was a fermented product, 6-amino penicillin acid. Biocon was one of the... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
De Niro: 'Let's just find the truth' on autism causetruth. I'm not anti-vaccine; I want safe vaccines. Some people can't get certai
De Niro: 'Let's just find the truth' on autism cause
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
truth. I'm not anti-vaccine; I want safe vaccines. Some people can't get certain types of shot. They can die from it, even penicillin. So why should that not be the case with vaccines?" Starting a discussionDe Niro said the whole idea of showing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Standing her groundRanbaxy and Biocon had contemplated a business association when the former need
Standing her ground
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Ranbaxy and Biocon had contemplated a business association when the former needed enzymes for its flagship product, penicillin, for which the starting raw material was a fermented product, 6-amino penicillin acid. Biocon was one of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was bornOxford English Dictionary completed after 70 years’ work. Walt Disney creates M
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was born
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Oxford English Dictionary completed after 70 years’ work. Walt Disney creates Mickey Mouse. Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin. 1929 Wall Street Crash triggers the Great Depression. 1930 Unemployment reaches 2.5 million. Princess Margaret... Read more
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PhysOrg
The rise and fall of the antibiotic ageresistance during the antibiotic age came in 1945, when Sir Alexander Fleming a
The rise and fall of the antibiotic age
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
resistance during the antibiotic age came in 1945, when Sir Alexander Fleming accepted the Nobel Prize for discovering penicillin. In his speech, Fleming warned that the "time may come" when penicillin is so readily available that it could be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCEhad, an E. coli, which was called an ESBL � extended spectrum beta-lactamase �
ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
had, an E. coli, which was called an ESBL � extended spectrum beta-lactamase � which means that it�s resistant to all the penicillin class of antibiotics, everything that was developed since Florey � no good. Only one last drug called Meropenem... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Everybody Wants Some!!’: Linklater gets back to his rootsdidn’t exist yet. And nobody is worried about sexually transmitted disease, bec
‘Everybody Wants Some!!’: Linklater gets back to his roots
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
didn’t exist yet. And nobody is worried about sexually transmitted disease, because as far as anyone knew in 1980, penicillin cured everything. “Everybody Wants Some!!” ends about a second before it begins to seem too long, but by the time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Gets Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits - for HIV, Aids and Syphilispregnant women infected with syphilis might transmit to their unborn child and
Ghana Gets Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits - for HIV, Aids and Syphilis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
pregnant women infected with syphilis might transmit to their unborn child and although it syphilis is easily curable with penicillin, unlike HIV which were routinely tested in pregnant women, there were usually no tests carried out for syphilis... Read more
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Market Watch
Some of history’s most famous scientists probably earned a lot less than younicely for his work in astronomy and physics, earning $144,000 at Padua Univers
Some of history’s most famous scientists probably earned a lot less than you
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
nicely for his work in astronomy and physics, earning $144,000 at Padua University. Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin, made slightly more than Galileo when he got the job as professor of bacteriology at the University of... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Pioneer Potluck: About remembering olden dayscountry. Man had not walked on the moon!! And we did not share restrooms! We
Pioneer Potluck: About remembering olden days
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 13 days ago
country. Man had not walked on the moon!! And we did not share restrooms! We were born before, Television, Polio shots, Penicillin, Contact lenses, “The Pill.” And never heard of Frisbees, Credit Cards, Laser beams, and ball point... Read more
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Namibia Economist
More evidence emerges of how laboratory rodents can skew researchproperties. After infecting eight mice with a normally lethal suspension of str
More evidence emerges of how laboratory rodents can skew research
Namibia Economist / Posted 13 days ago
properties. After infecting eight mice with a normally lethal suspension of streptococcus bacteria, they injected four with penicillin. Only those four survived. “It looks like a miracle,” Florey said. He and others went on to purify and mass... Read more
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CBC.ca
Patients 'unnecessarily tagged as allergic' to widely-used antibioticsBen-Shoshan administers an oral challenge to Andriano Ferrara, age six. (CBC)
Patients 'unnecessarily tagged as allergic' to widely-used antibiotics
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
Ben-Shoshan administers an oral challenge to Andriano Ferrara, age six. (CBC) Most people who believe they're allergic to penicillin truly aren't, say Canadian doctors who stress both children and adults should be diagnosed properly because... Read more
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Business Wire
Baxter Announces U.S. Launch of Premix Drug VANCOMYCIN Injection in Sodium Chloridecaused by susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant (beta-lactam-resistant)
Baxter Announces U.S. Launch of Premix Drug VANCOMYCIN Injection in Sodium Chloride
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
caused by susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant (beta-lactam-resistant) staphylococci. It is indicated for penicillin-allergic patients, for patients who cannot receive or who have failed to respond to other drugs, including the... Read more
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DW
1926: A brave new world |modernity a decade later in "Modern Times." Meanwhile, as televisions first ca
1926: A brave new world |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
modernity a decade later in "Modern Times." Meanwhile, as televisions first came online and a medical revolution created penicillin and insulin to combat deadly diseases, theoretical physicist Albert Einstein was further developing his theory of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Foreign Trips - My Takeaway - Babatunde Fasholaour children, and if we remember how low life expectancy was and how poor globa
Buhari's Foreign Trips - My Takeaway - Babatunde Fashola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
our children, and if we remember how low life expectancy was and how poor global health was before the discovery of Penicillin after the World War, we will appreciate the seriousness of the platform to which Nigeria was invited. I was proud... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Foreign Trips - My Takeawayour children, and if we remember how low life expectancy was and how poor globa
Buhari's Foreign Trips - My Takeaway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
our children, and if we remember how low life expectancy was and how poor global health was before the discovery of Penicillin after the World War, we will appreciate the seriousness of the platform to which Nigeria was invited. I was proud... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sex superbug becoming immune to antibioticsby GPs and hospital staff that the bacteria have evolved to become resistant.
Sex superbug becoming immune to antibiotics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
by GPs and hospital staff that the bacteria have evolved to become resistant. Doctors report that medicines including penicillin no longer work on sore throats, skin infections and more seriously, pneumonia. The UK's Chief Medical Officer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bona's Singapore Choice to Give Birth Exposes Mugabe(an anticoagulant used to prevent new blood clots from forming and helps stop c
Bona's Singapore Choice to Give Birth Exposes Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
(an anticoagulant used to prevent new blood clots from forming and helps stop clots from worsening), and benzathine penicillin, an antibiotic useful for the treatment of bacterial infections. Other drugs also in short supply include... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
Manning River Times / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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The North West Star
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
The North West Star / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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Express and Star
Baseball star Mickey Mantle's bostin' background revealed « Express & Stara leg injury in a practice football game. He was driven to Tulsa at midnight by
Baseball star Mickey Mantle's bostin' background revealed « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 18 days ago
a leg injury in a practice football game. He was driven to Tulsa at midnight by his parents to receive the newly available penicillin, which saved his leg from amputation. Mickey started his baseball career with Baxter Springs Whiz Kids of Kansas,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
The Border Mail / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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The Courier
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
The Courier / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is loomingbiological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir
'Dark thunderclouds on the horizon': The end of the Age of Antibiotics is looming
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
biological mechanism – evolution. "In his Nobel acceptance speech in 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, predicted that Staph aureus would soon develop resistance to the drug. "We can all help slow the resistance... Read more
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