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Health updates

September 17, 2012

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The following is information regarding antibacterial cleaners, starving Americans, and ethanol and hunger. Antibacterial hand cleansers A new study published on the Environmental Science & Technology Research Web site found that triclosan, a widely used ingredient in antibacterial hand sterilization products, combines with chlorine in tap water to make chloroform, a toxic chemical and a […]

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Antibiotics: No longer the wonder drug

February 26, 2012

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by Joe Glenn — Once a powerful tool to combat life-threatening infections, antibiotics are now failing us at record rates as the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria seems to grow daily. Superbugs like MRSA and C. difficile are the leading cause of illnesses like diarrhea in hospitals, daycare centers and nursing homes. What is worse, these […]

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