Antibiotic-Resistant Infections, MRSA, and C-Diff

A number of elementary and high school students across the United States have been diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), a type of bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics. So, what causes this antibiotic resistance? What is MRSA, what are the symptoms, and how may it be prevented?

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Nips, Tucks, and…Designer Vaginas?

Variations in the natural female form used to be accepted, even celebrated. Increasingly, however, these variations are seen not as assets, but as problems to be taken care of by plastic surgeons. Amongst many cosmetic surgeries, “genital rejuvenation” is growing in popularity. Does this procedure work, and what does the future hold for such genital plastic surgeries?

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Breastfeeding and Rickets

Breastfeeding is very good for babies, but a recent report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that breastfeeding babies be given vitamin D supplements to prevent them from developing rickets or vitamin D deficiency.

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