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Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread

Ibuprofen has been linked to changes in bacteria in a lab experimentclubfoto/Getty For decades we’ve known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other types of common drugs, including ibuprofen, may also help drive antimicrobial resistance. Bacteria are able to swap genetic material with completely different strains, a process that… Read More »

Perinatal Anxiety: Common But Not Frequently Recognized or Treated

According to a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, one in five pregnant women experience at least one type of anxiety disorder. While this may be surprising to some, anybody who works with pregnant and postpartum women is well aware that anxiety is very common in this population.   Because anxiety is so… Read More »