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 Illnesses and Antibiotic Resistance

Virus vs Bacteria

  • Do you ever wonder what is causing your illness? It could be a virus or a bacteria... and the differences are important.

Will Antibiotics Help?

Staph Infections and MRSA

  • An increasing number of patients are being seen with skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (“staph”) bacteria that are resistant to many antibiotics.