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Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...Chilean salmon from its shelves in favor of Norwegian, citing excessive antibiotic usage for Chilean fish. On May 22, Walmart also announced a new animal welfare and antibiotic policy that could potentially exclude Chilean salmon as well, losing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/bristol-bay-sockeye-run-well-beow-fo
News
Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...through word of mouth. Katzenburger said the biggest health threat to her chickens is lice, which is easily treatable with antibiotics. She turns to other local farmers and organizations such as the Kenai Local Food Connection when looking for resources on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/local-flocks-risk-flu-from-lower-48
News
Learning for Life: Goat and sheep health seminar planned

A free workshop on how to know if your animal is sick, how to use antibiotics safely, keeping your farm free of parasites and more is planned for May 9 from 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. There will be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/learning-for-life-goat-and-sheep-hea
News
Shooting for a cure

...disease is an average of 37 years. Both Deaton's parents carried the gene. Rey said Deaton takes a powerful intravenous antibiotic three times a day. "She has 47 percent lung function and can't run the length of a parking lot," Rey said of her daughter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-06/shooting-for-a-cure
News
Bob Franken: Bitter, nasty medicine

...many of us are skeptical of assurances coming from the medical profession. These are the same providers who overprescribe antibiotics and antidepressants, give speed to kids who are just rambunctious and, for only minor pain, will write out a prescription...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-07/bob-franken-bitter-nasty-medicine
Opinion

...Butterball feeds its birds antibiotics to prevent and treat illnesses...cramped quarters. The use of antibiotics, which also promote growth...concern that it could lead to antibiotic-resistant germs.Butterball...haven't been treated with antibiotics.Over at meat producer Cargill...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-11-19-4
Food
Personal struggles help author feel empathy for others

...I was in South Peninsula Hospital having surgery for an infection in my neck. From the time I was born I?d been on one antibiotic after another and doctors said I had a weak autoimmune system. After being tested for numerous ailments during the years...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022107/schools_0221sch003.shtml
Schools
Refuge ecologist enjoys fungus-farming leaf-cutter ants in Costa Rica

...as fungus, algae or other insects. Antibiotic bacteria Streptomyces are cultivated...the queen. The ants also cultivate antibiotic bacteria Streptomyces to ward off the...carries some of the fungus as well as the antibiotic bacteria with her as an innoculum or...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022610/out_485225197.shtml
Outdoors
What porcupines do in winter (besides eat and sleep)

...2: Porcupines often impale themselves with their own quills. To prevent infection, porcupine quills are coated with an antibiotic. Porcupines are found throughout most of Alaska including the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. They live in conifers or mixed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-01-20/what-porcupines-do-in-winter-bes
Outdoors
CPH earns "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" 2nd year in a row!..

...measure represents an evidence-based practice ? for example giving antibiotics one hour before surgery, and performing blood cultures and selecting the correct antibiotic for pneumonia care. "When we raise the bar and provide the proper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2012-10-10/cph-earns-%E2%80%9Ctop-performer
Dispatch

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