Changes in Clinical Diagnostics and Tracking Infectious Diseases

>>Thank you for joining us. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe and it’s my pleasure to welcome you to CDC, Public Health Grand Rounds for October 2016, “Changes in clinical diagnostics and tracking infectious diseases”. We have a very exciting session. So let’s get started. But first, a few housekeeping slides. Public Health Grand Rounds has continuing […]

Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken

one of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super resistance resistance to not just one class of drugs like penicillin but resistance to multiple classes of drugs so-called multi drug-resistant bacteria in the 2013 FDA retail meat report more than a quarter of the Salmonella found contaminating retail chicken breasts […]

Are Organic Foods Safer?

“Are Organic Foods Safer?” The stated principles of organic agriculture are “health, ecology, fairness, and care,” but if you ask people why they buy organic, the strongest predictor was concern for their own health or their family’s. People may spend more for organic more for selfish, rather than altruistic motives. Although organic foods may not […]