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Pregnant women, fetuses exposed to antibacterial compounds face potential health risks — ScienceDaily

We like our handmade Baby Wash (which is a traditionally made Castile Soap) and water personally! – As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mulls over whether to rein in the use of common antibacterial compounds that are causing growing concern among environmental health experts, scientists are reporting today that many pregnant women and their […]

Antibiotics in pregnancy may harm a baby’s immune system by killing the germs that will help make it stronger | Mail Online

Over-prescription of antibiotics is becoming a big health issue. Even more reason to make sure it’s only taken when it’s really needed! – Pregnant women who take antibiotics could be putting their unborn children at risk of disease. Researchers have found that drugs used to beat infections can interfere with a baby’s immune system. By […]

Scientists call for ban on antibiotic given to chickens which ’causes 1500 deaths a year across Europe’ | Mail Online

Gertrude and Esmeralda wouldn’t like this at all! Why we need to pay more attention to what our feathered friends are fed – Billions of chickens are given antibiotics to treat E.coli bacteria but this has resulted in several strains of superbugs developing which are, when passed to humans, resistant to treatment. Scientists have documented […]

New Rule: Don’t Take Antibiotics for This Common Condition | Rodale News

More warnings on taking antibiotics seriously, and only for conditions for which they work! – Your family doctor knows best, right? Not always. Many physicians routinely prescribe antibiotics for a common springtime ailment that cannot effectively be wiped out with drugs. And dishing out these antibiotics doesn’t just threaten patients with side effects, but also […]