A Review of Differences in Non-Organic Milk vs. Organic Milk

A Review of Differences in Non-Organic Milk vs. Organic Milk

Residues of at least one antibiotic were found in most of the conventional or non-organic milk samples (60%) collected from…

Surgery for Appendicitis? Antibiotics Alone May Be Enough

Surgery for Appendicitis? Antibiotics Alone May Be Enough

I remember when my best friend in fifth grade couldn’t make our much-anticipated end-of-the-school-year camping trip because he had just…

Are you really allergic to penicillin?

Are you really allergic to penicillin?

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts A: Allergies to penicillin are the most commonly reported medication allergy. This can…

Antibiotics can be an option rather than surgery for simple appendicitis

Antibiotics can be an option rather than surgery for simple appendicitis

  Q: A friend recently was diagnosed with appendicitis. She was treated with antibiotics only, no surgery. Doesn’t appendicitis always…

Parents: How smart are you about antibiotics?

Parents: How smart are you about antibiotics?

Harvard Health Blog By Claire McCarthy, M.D. Out of all the visits children make to health care providers, 1 in…

Bugs That Just Say No

Bugs That Just Say No

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are¬†spreading steadily By Laura Drucker Antibiotics have dramatically changed human health, effectively treating once-menacing infections. Unfortunately,¬†in many instances,…

The Kid’s Doctor: Get smart about antibiotics

The Kid’s Doctor: Get smart about antibiotics

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com When your child is sick, do you know the best uses for antibiotics? Many parents…

The trouble with antibiotics

The trouble with antibiotics

By Susan Farrell, M.D. Harvard Health Blog Most people are aware of the potential downsides of taking an antibiotic. These…

The Kid’s Doctor: Not all earaches require antibiotics

The Kid’s Doctor: Not all earaches require antibiotics

By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Parents are so SICK of their children being SICK and I must agree … it is…