Targeting family physicians to decrease unnecessary antibiotic use

Growing numbers of bacteria are becoming resistant to even our strongest antibiotics. The largest contributor to this rise in antibiotic resistance is over and unnecessary use of antibiotics in the agriculture industry and human health. Antibiotics should be spared for only confirmed bacterial infections but instead are often prescribed to combat any infection of unknown…

Evaluating scientific claims on the Internet 

The internet is littered with websites claiming to have found the cures to many common ailments.But how many of them are true? And how do you know? With headlines being sensationalized and conspiracy theories abound, it can be difficult to know fact from fiction. Here is a 10 step guide to understanding the likelihood that the…