antibiotics

Cancer
Cancer

How to Check Yourself for the Deadliest Kind of Skin Cancer

Melanoma cases have been rising in the US for the past 20 years.
Virgie Townsend
6.12.18
body
body

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Daniel McDonald
5.18.18
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
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

So Really, What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

People take probiotics for digestion, immunity, depression, you name it. We looked into whether they're worth it.
Elizabeth Brown
4.30.18
Meducation
Meducation

Can You Drink on Antibiotics?

No doctor is going to tell you to go out partying if you’re taking antibiotics. But can you really not drink at all?
Markham Heid
4.24.18
antibiotics
antibiotics

This Woman Is Exploring Deep Caves to Find Ancient Antibiotic Resistance

"Hazel’s like the Lara Croft of microbiology.”
Shayla Love
4.18.18
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
yikes
yikes

What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]

Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
Denny Watkins
4.4.18
Meducation
Meducation

Antibiotics Don’t Make Birth Control Less Effective

Your doctor may have told you to use condoms when he handed you an antibiotic prescription, but he's almost certainly wrong.
Jessica Migala
3.29.18
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
Meducation
Meducation

Should Antibiotics Be Taken Preventively?

When I saw John's ziplock full of military-prescribed doxy, I wondered how many other soldiers were taking the same precautions.
Alexandra Ossola
11.10.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

Chancroid: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Chancroid is the STD that even your doctor will have a hard time diagnosing.
Alexandra Ossola
10.11.17