antibiotic resistance

STDs
STDs

It May Soon Be Impossible to Treat Gonorrhea

Two-thirds of countries have reported gonorrhea cases that resist all known antibiotics.
Sophie Cousins
5.15.18
antibiotics
antibiotics

Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought

The parents of one 27-year-old who died are speaking out.
Virgie Townsend
4.11.18
SHIT
SHIT

Surfers May Be Spreading Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Swallowing Poop-Laced Water

People swabbed their own butts for this study.
Denny Watkins
1.16.18
STDs
STDs

Rare Strain of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in North America

A 23-year-old Canadian woman with no symptoms tested positive.
Jesse Hicks
11.16.17
Race
Race

White Kids Are More Likely to Be Given Antibiotics They Don't Need

This is both good and bad news for kids of color.
Ed Cara
9.5.17
STDs
STDs

Untreatable Gonorrhea Is Terrifying, So Scientists Are Stepping Up

But don't toss your condoms yet.
Ed Cara
8.7.17
Meducation
Meducation

We Can’t Make Blanket Rules About Finishing Antibiotic Prescriptions

Despite recent headlines, you may still need to take all of the pills in the bottle.
Alexandra Ossola
8.1.17
oh good
oh good

Oral Sex Is Fueling the Global Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhea

Now in 50 countries. We repeat: UNTREATABLE.
Ed Cara
7.7.17
What's Freaking Me Out
What's Freaking Me Out

Your Burger Is Contributing to Our Superbug Problem

"As far as imminent threats to human health go, I'd put antibiotic resistance second only to global warming. For 23,000 people, this apocalypse is already here."
Markham Heid
7.7.17
animal pharm
animal pharm

These Fast Food Chains Still Haven’t Ditched Antibiotics

Peer pressure is a bitch.
Susan Rinkunas
4.11.17
It's Science
It's Science

We Talked to the Scientists Turning Roadkill into Medicine

The process involves harrowing road trips and a lot of really disgusting Q-tips.
Eric Spitznagel
4.5.17
survival guide
survival guide

Just How Serious Is This New 'Deadly' Fungus?

It's a yeast infection that can affect men and women.
Jessica Migala
3.23.17