Greater access to information reduces unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions

A new study in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy suggests that providing more information about how doctors prescribe drugs could reduce problems associated with overprescription. In 2016 the National Health Service described the resistance to antibiotics as “one of the most significant threats to patients’ safety worldwide.” Antibiotics are often the go-to prescription for many…

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A Modern Cook’s Pantry

For many cooks, January brings new resolve to an eternal goal: having a well-stocked pantry. You may crave shelf systems and bulk ingredients, and sparkling new containers to keep them in. But look more closely at those catalogs and Instagram posts, and ask yourself: Will my spice jars ever truly match? Do I really need…

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