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Chicken, UTIs, and a long-festering antibiotic problem [The Pump Handle]

July 16, 2012 by ScienceBlogs

If you haven’t yet read Maryn McKenna’s riveting Atlantic article “How Your Chicken Dinner is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug,” you should. McKenna, working with the with the Food and Environment Reporting Network, has delved into research that’s been accumulating about the association between the extensive use of antibiotics in poultry and the increase in drug-resistant urinary tract infections.    Read more

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