Today is World Birth Defects Day

Every year, an estimated 3%–6% of infants worldwide are born with a serious birth defect. Birth defects can affect an infant regardless of birthplace, race, or ethnicity. In some countries, birth defects remain one of the leading causes of death for infants and young children. Article source: http://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/download.asp?af=h&f=8641074…

The Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance has been making headlines lately, and for good reason: the identification of new resistance genes, rising resistance rates and widespread public misunderstanding of the problem are all causes for concern about the growing proliferation of drug-resistant “superbugs.” Article source: http://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/download.asp?af=h&f=8641073…