The antibiotic apocalypse? The end of modern medicine? Impossible” is the reaction I often get. So for those of you, like me, who are trying to educate friends and family on the gravity of the situation, I’ve put together this “news reel” highlighting some of the biggest headlines over the last 18 months. Share with those you love!Read More
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Here in Virginia, a regular 15 pound turkey at the supermarket will cost you about $30 or less. But if you want a local, traditional turkey like a Bourbon Red, raised on pasture - expect to pay anywhere from $60-$90. That’s a lot of money! Is it really worth it? I saw some turkeys on my home a few weeks ago that definitely answered that question for me...Read More
A Tiny Victory in the “War on Microbes” Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned the sale of over-the-counter antibacterial soap. While this certainly comes as good news to the Grow Network, it is a very small victory. The FDA is giving industry one year to do away with “antibacterial washes” containing any of […]Read More
The Quickly Changing World of Antibiotics Well, if you haven’t been following along about the state of antibiotic resistance in the world today… it’s time to do your homework! The “superbugs” are here. But don’t let the media fool you – antibiotic resistance isn’t about a handful of “superbugs.” Any bacteria can develop resistance to […]Read More
Life without Antibiotics Are you afraid to take antibiotics? Have you ever thought about treating infections without antibiotics? I sure think twice before accepting a prescription from my doctor. Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria… “superbugs”… … It’s truly terrifying. Why haven’t we heard more about this? The End […]Read More
America’s New National Microbiome Initiative There’s a big new project getting underway in the scientific community. Some big name scientists have put together a massive budget in order to study some very tiny subjects. It’s the National Microbiome Initiative, and it’s the biggest tiny news of the year so far. What’s the reason for all […]Read More
Antibiotic Misuse in the Headlines By now, most people are aware of the growing problems of antibiotic misuse and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. But many of us have trouble understanding just how big this problem is. We covered a recent study that took a closer look at how prominent this issue is within industrial agriculture – and […]Read More
New Development in Antibiotic Resistance A new study came out on Tuesday that investigates the way antibiotic resistance spreads on pig farms, and beyond. What did they find? Well, let’s just say that what happens on the pig farm doesn’t necessarily stay on the pig farm. The study was led by Michigan State University’s Center […]Read More
Paul Stamets is a Mushroom Master Paul Stamets is one of the world’s leading experts on mushrooms. He has published six books and countless articles about various uses for mushrooms. His work includes mycoremediation and mycofiltration (using mushrooms to remove pollution from the environment), and using medicinal mushrooms to treat serious diseases. Paul has already […]Read More