Antibiotic resistance

Joyce Hollman

Drugs that make antibiotics less effective when you might need them most

Antibiotic resistance is leaving us more and more vulnerable to serious disease. But overuse of antibiotics isn’t the only thing that’s causing this health crisis. Other common medications you may be using could make antibiotics less effective when you might need them most.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Why you should take fish oil with antibiotics

A growing number of germs are becoming harder to treat with antibiotics, like those that cause drug-resistant pneumococcal pneumonia, staph or even MRSA. But scientists say they may have the answer: the next time your doctor prescribes antibiotics, you should be supplementing omega-3s, too.