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DEC 18, 2014 - Shape

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3 Doctor's Orders You Should Question

Getty Images Your doc says you need a full workup—scans, blood tests, the whole shebang. But before you agree, know this: Doctors make more money by ordering extra procedures for patients—not by by seeing more patients, says research from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). (Do you know How Often Do You Really Need to See the Doc?)We expect our M.D.s ...

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DEC 16, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Super-bacteria' in Rio sailing waters causes concern

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Scientists at a Rio de Janeiro research institute have found what they call a new "super-bacteria" that is resistant to antibiotics in the waters where sailors will compete in the Olympic sailing events in 2016. The bacteria is normally found in hospital waste and can cause urinary, gastrointestinal and pulmonary infections, officials with ...

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DEC 15, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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'Super-bacteria' in Rio sailing waters causes concern

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Scientists at a Rio de Janeiro research institute have found what they call a new "super-bacteria" that is resistant to antibiotics in the waters where sailors will compete in the Olympic sailing events in 2016. The bacteria is normally found in hospital waste and can cause urinary, gastrointestinal and pulmonary infections, officials with ...

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DEC 15, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Antibiotics resistance could kill 10 million a year by 2050

A British government-commissioned review has found that resistance to antibiotics could account for 10 million deaths a year and hit global gross domestic product by 2.0 to 3.5 percent by 2050. The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance said surgeries that have become widespread and low-risk thanks to antibiotics, such as caesarean sections, could become more dangerous without urgent action. The review ...

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DEC 12, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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India caps prices of 52 more 'essential' drugs: pricing authority

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has capped the prices of 52 more drugs, including painkillers and antibiotics, the pricing authority said in a notice. The additional drugs join a list of nearly 400 essential medicines that have so far been placed under price control in India, where a majority of the people live on under $2 a day and health insurance ...

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