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Personal care products causing antibiotic resistance -

Triclosan, an antimicrobial pesticide used regularly in toothpaste, hand soap, face wash, body lotion, and cosmetics is being linked to antibiotic resistance strains of bacteria. Why would any (sane) government health agency allow such a toxic substance to be legally sold to the general public?

How to avoid antibiotics

You can't throw a rock nowadays without hitting a doctor who is eagerly waiting to prescribe antibiotics for nearly any infection, bacterial or not. Facing the onslaught of patient after patient complaining about cold and flu like symptoms, antibiotics become the easy out for doctors to pack them up and send them on their way. However, patients are becoming much wiser and are actively looking to avoid antibiotics any chance they can get. That becomes much easier with these natural antibiotic solutions.

"Nightmare bacteria," shrugging off antibiotics, on rise in U.S.

"Nightmare bacteria" that have become increasingly resistant to even the strongest antibiotics infected patients in 3.9 percent of all U.S. hospitals in the first half of 2012, including 17.8 percent of specialty hospitals, public health officials said on Tuesday.

Following Denmark's example - Cleaning up the meat industry by monitoring antibiotic use

Antibiotics are used both by people and within the farming industry, to quickly decimate bacteria and micro-organism cultures that may degrade health.

The end of Modern Medicine has arrived, according to the WHO

The day is coming when the host of antibiotics doctors currently use to fight off bacterial infections won't work anymore, leaving the world's population vulnerable to everything from scratches on your knee to disease, according to the United Nation's (UN) World Health Organization (WHO).

Farmers must spend more on herbicides as effectiveness fades

A much-used herbicide, which for years has helped farmers throughout the United States increase profits, is losing its effectiveness and forcing producers to spend more and use more chemicals to control the weeds that threaten yields.