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Wyoming resident has rare, drug-resistant infection, department of health says

The Wyoming resident is reportedly responding to treatment and doing well. (iStock) A Laramie County, Wyoming resident has a rare, antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, the state department of health said Wednesday. The patient, who has not been identified, is receiving treatment at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. An organism known as an Enterobacteriaceae is infecting the patient,… Read More »

FDA warns against honey pacifiers after Texas infants hospitalized with ‘rare’ illness

The FDA issued the warning after receiving reports of four infants in Texas hospitalized with botulism. (iStock) Parents, be warned: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning caregivers to not give honey to babies under one year of age, as four infants in Texas were recently hospitalized after using pacifiers that contained the… Read More »