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WHO: These 12 bacteria pose greatest risk to human health

Twelve types of bacteria were deemed "priorities" in urgent need of new antibiotics, according to a list released by the World Health Organization on Monday.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:50:48 GMT
5 things you need to know about antimicrobial resistance

Global leaders met at the United Nationals General Assembly in New York Wednesday to address what experts are calling one of the biggest threats to global health: antimicrobial resistance.

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:16:12 GMT
Why NASA sent a superbug to the space station

An antibiotic-resistant superbug launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Sunday from the same Kennedy Space Center launch complex where the first manned mission to the moon lifted off and the bug will be studied by astronauts on the International Space Station.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:28:32 GMT
Drug-resistant superbug may be more widespread than thought

One family of superbugs, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, may be spreading more widely than previously thought, according to a study published Monday (PDF) in the journalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:15:55 GMT
After a night at the library, stuffed animals help kids read

A baby seal, a giraffe and a teddy bear walk into a library ...

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:08:58 GMT
Crocheted octopi comfort preemies in hospital

Inside NICU incubators at one United Kingdom hospital, premature babies have an unlikely companion -- colorful, crocheted octopi.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:05:05 GMT
Bob Harper 'feeling better' after heart attack

Bob Harper, personal trainer and host of the NBC show "The Biggest Loser," shared on Instagram that he had a heart attack two weeks ago.

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:34:52 GMT
First barred by travel ban, Iranian baby now recovering after surgery in US

The uncle of an Iranian baby ensnared in President Trump's travel ban settled on one word Monday to express gratitude to everyone who helped his niece get to the United States for a life-saving heart medical procedure.

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:59:08 GMT
Preparing refugee children -- and their moms -- for life in US

Of the thousands of refugees who come to the United States annually, some end up in Clarkston, Georgia, a diverse Atlanta suburb with a history of accepting immigrants.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:01:59 GMT
Sick, dying and raped in America's nursing homes

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:01:59 GMT
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