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Medical News Today: What is lymphangitis?

Lymphangitis is an infection of the lymph vessels that carry lymphatic fluid throughout the body. Lymphangitis usually requires antibiotic treatment. Skin infections are the most common cause of lymphangitis. The body’s lymph fluid and the lymphatic system help a person to fight infections. Usually, lymph fluid travels to an infection site to deliver lymphocytes to… Read More »

Medical News Today: Why pet antibiotics could make their owners sick

At a small animal hospital in the United Kingdom, researchers have found a gene that enables bacteria to be highly resistant to linezolid — an antibiotic that doctors use to treat serious infections in humans. New research warns about the dangers of transmitting drug-resistant bacteria between humans and their pets. Healthcare professionals give linezolid when… Read More »

Members Move Medicine: Collaborating to protect the profession – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Barbara A. Hummel, MD, who is a family physician in Greenfield, Wisconsin and a member of the governing council for the AMA Senior… Read More »