'Superbug' Surfaces at Poultry Farm in China

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E. coli that’s resistant to a “last-resort” antibiotic has been discovered on a commercial poultry farm in China, researchers report. Specifically, the strain found on the farm carried genes resistant to the antibiotic colistin, which is used against certain bacteria. The study was published May 14 in the…

Exercising in the Great Outdoors

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Outdoor exercise can be invigorating and a great morale booster. But always take a few simple steps to stay safe, no matter the season. For starters, dress for the weather. Whether it’s cold or hot, that usually involves layering so you can start off warm and peel off…

More U.S. Parents Smoking Pot Around Kids

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Progress made in limiting kids’ exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of pot, a new study suggests. “As we are removing cigarette smoke — and that’s a major public policy achievement — that success will be attenuated by increasing exposure to secondhand marijuana…