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Drug-resistant ‘superbugs’

(CNN) — Health officials have been warning us about antibiotic overuse and drug-resistant “superbugs” for a long time. But today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm in a new way. For the first time, the CDC is categorizing drug-resistant superbugs by threat level. That’s because, in their conservative estimates, more than 2 million […]

Is it safe to take antibiotic?

Antibiotics can kill most of the bacteria in your body that are sensitive to them, including good bacteria. By destroying the bacterial balance, it may cause stomach upsets, diarrhea, infections, or other problems. Side effects of the antibiotics Some common side effects of antibiotics include nausea, diarrhea and stomach pain. Sometimes these symptoms can lead […]

Measuring your “Quality of Life”

Quality of life (QOL) is a broad concept of how one defines both positive and negative aspects of life. What makes it challenging to measure is that everyone can define it differently. Although health is one of the important domains of overall quality of life, there are other domains as well—for instance, jobs, housing, schools, […]

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