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  • Probiotics: A gut-check on bacterial health

    Probiotics: A gut-check on bacterial health
    A fascinating, if disconcerting, fact: More than 100 trillion so-called good bacteria thrive in or on the human body. A sizable chunk of them maintain residence in the human digestive tract. Probiotics, live microorganisms that benefit their human host, are among these beneficial bacteria.
  • FDA changing course on antibiotics in livestock

    FDA changing course on antibiotics in livestock
    Only 20% of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to people who are sick with bacterial infections, such as ear and urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Most of the penicillin, tetracycline and other antibiotic drugs used in this country are given...

    My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education

    My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education
    When my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die." Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...

    VA: Combat injuries to urinary tract and genitals deserve payment

     
    The Department of Veterans Affairs will now make payments to service members who have suffered injuries to the urinary tract or genitals. Foot patrols have put service members at higher risk of injuries to the urinary tract or genitals.

    Circumcision debate: The medical and religious arguments against the anti-circumcision measure

     
    Both the editorial and Op-Ed pages have weighed in on the measure that would ban male circumcision in San Francisco if passed in November. Here are excerpts from two arguments against the proposition: The religious perspective: Still, there's something...