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I'm just going to link to three articles dealing with recent studies on these matters.They are to some extent all related because of the focus on infant and childhood development of systems and ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
You may not be loving it, but McDonald's should be applauded. Hallelujah! McDonald's has announced a huge change: ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 08:33 AM PST with 16 Recommends
In the wake of my dietary lapse/autoimmune attack and Predisone fiasco, I have taken stock on my situation. I believe those who tell me my gut is in need of serious fixing. That is, I have heard ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 02:29 PM PST with 0 Recommends
FOR MORE LINKS, SEE this FM diary AND THIS ON diabetes/obesity/kidney disease & related topics , ETC. F IND SPECIFIC KEYWORDS IN DIARIES BY ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 08:37 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Civil Eats is reporting on a study published yesterday called Prescription For Change [PDF]. The report documents the results of a new poll organized by Consumer Reports (CR) National Research ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 09:58 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Below is a roundup of news, politics science, and humor. I plan on doing this about once a week as long as people seem interested. I hope you enjoy. Results from last week's poll: no one who ...
by mole333
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 26, 2014 at 11:09 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Considering how fast our available antibiotics are losing effectiveness against disease the battle for dominance of the Earth may well come down to who has the strongest immune system.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The LA Times Editorial Board has taken a strong stand on the excess use of antibiotics in animal feed and on farms, after the original reporting they did last week I covered ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 01:32 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
I woke up early, today, to go to my doctor, for my first month's weigh in my new super diet. I have lost 6 pounds, which should be enough to keep me out of the "circle of shame." So, I was extra ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 03:55 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
At the very end of the diary is an introduction to using free MEDSCAPE links/articles like this: very easy and worth it. Teenagers and college students may enjoy this one. The human body as a ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally issued its long-awaited guidelines to reduce misuse of antibiotics in livestock production. This is a voluntary guidance for the ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 06:35 AM PST with 53 Recommends
The FDA announced earlier today that over the next three years, it will phase in the first curbs in years on the use of antibiotics in animals raised for meat . Antibiotics, one of the wonder ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 02:55 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Whenever there is a discussion of superbugs, bacteria that have become resistant to all our antibiotics, they round up the usual suspects.
by disinterested spectator
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 11:55 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Campylobacter Bacteria For decades, livestock producers have used low doses of antibiotics to expedite animal growth. The practice lowers feed costs while increasing meat production, and ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 120 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 02:02 PM PDT with 173 Recommends
A couple weeks ago, DKoser KS LaVida wrote an excellent diary on why The looming antibiotic crisis can't be solved by the free market . While the focus in that piece was on the unwillingness of Big ...
by atana
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Most of us alive today do not remember life before antibiotics. I would have had one more uncle had penicillin been available a year earlier; up through the first half of the twentieth century, ...
by K S LaVida
Comment Count 248 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 08:00 PM PDT with 284 Recommends
I first heard this report (delivered in a snide way by one of my least favorite announcers) on NPR this morning. Of course they didn't bother with any analysis on the ways in which this study is ...
by polecat
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 07:03 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
MODERATOR'S NOTE: CJ put this diary in the queue for publication today, expecting to be here. Instead, he is fighting for his life and may not live through the weekend. This left me with a decision ...
by ulookarmless
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 125 Recommends
And by you I mean us. Yes quite literally you and I and many others. This past week on Tuesday and NY Judge ordered the Food and Drug administration to evaluate the safety risks to human health ...
by idbecrazyif
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Jun 09, 2012 at 05:21 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Wow! The FDA has been taking too long to implement what it knows are best practices for a healthy food system so a federal judge has to make them own up to their responsibilities to maintain a food ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 221 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 06:15 AM PDT with 487 Recommends