Google is citing the First Amendment in a new push for more transparency. The company wants to be able to publish national security government user-data requests separately.
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View full sizeIf these guys aren't sick, don't give them antibiotics.Associated Press file Overprescription of antibiotics is a growing concern, especially with the emergence of resistant bacteria, or "super bugs." But the same antibiotics used on humans are administered...
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Unless he can quickly raise $270,000, a Saudi man will soon face court-ordered surgical paralysis from the waist down, Amnesty International reports.
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What illnesses do antibiotics not combat? Antibiotics only kill bacteria and certain parasites, but they are useless for viruses, such...
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With legislation in 2008, Congress for the first time asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to collect and report to the public the overall sales of antibiotics used in food animals. February 6 marked the release of a third year's worth of data. Penicillins and tetracyclines sold for animal use increased for the second year in a row. From 11.5 million pounds in 2009,...
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NEW YORK - 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.Overuse is one reason antibiotics are losing their punch,...
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The paralysis-related health problems of the Army psychologist charged with carrying out the deadly attack on Fort Hood could significantly slow the pace of his upcoming court-martial, including delays for stretch breaks and fewer daily hours for testimon
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Doctors need to give antibiotics to more than 12,000 people with acute respiratory infections to prevent just one of them from being hospitalized with pneumonia, according to a new study. And that small benefit is outweighed by the very real risks that go along with antibiotics - both from serious side effects and the promotion of resistant "superbugs"
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The recalled products from Med Prep include dozens of antibiotics and pain relievers.
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The paralysis-related health problems of the Army psychologist charged with carrying out the deadly attack on Fort Hood could significantly slow the pace of his upcoming court-martial, including delay
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