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Study: penicillin allergy may not recur as often as commonly thought

...on the conventional wisdom that most penicillin allergies are forever. The researchers...had an allergic symptom after taking penicillin and then had another episode after taking...needed before doctors start writing penicillin prescriptions for patients who say they're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/01/liv_414104.shtml
Life & style
Antibiotic-resistant strain of syphilis is spreading

...patients as an alternative to painful penicillin shots. Since the late 1990s, doctors...Experts say doctors should switch to penicillin or other antibiotics if azithromycin...cause dementia, paralysis and death. Penicillin has long been the recommended treatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/09/liv_421583.shtml
Life & style
Pediatricians see strep resistant to erythromycin

...prescribed for children who are allergic to penicillin, the first line treatment. Because...if the child is not allergic 1/8 to penicillin 3/8 , prescribe azithromycin because...She recommends that doctors stick with penicillin or amoxicillin for children who have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/20/tec_327746.shtml
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Antibiotic resistant bacteria on the rise

...antibiotics is helping germs become resistant to drugs, first to penicillin, then to newer antibiotics, raising the specter of more...from 9 percent to 14 percent. The percentage resistant to penicillin went from 21 percent to 25 percent. Resistance was particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/29/tec_303977.shtml
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Centenarians have seen it all

...Drake reaches back -- to a time before airplanes traversed the skies or automobiles crowded the roads, to a time before penicillin or communism or plastic toys. Sometimes, it is a struggle to remember. She had what she calls "a little stroke" a few...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/19/met_250617.shtml
Metro
Toddler's death highlights problem of backroom pharmacies

...The girl got an injection of what her parents believed was penicillin. But she kept getting sicker. That night, she died in the...Carbajal said. She said she has bought items like Tylenol and penicillin for herself since she doesn't have health insurance. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/27/tec_254683.shtml
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Firms adding acupuncture, pets to policies

...it's happening. Companies tired of providing just the regular old health-care policies that provide doctors who give penicillin for bronchitis, and prescribe "take two of these and call me in the morning," are now offering alternative health-care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/02/bus_252076.shtml
Business
MCG student hunts sickle cell in Africa

...includes Malawi, he said. Those young patients are especially prone to infection so children in the U.S. are routinely given penicillin, Heimlich said."There are tangible, practical interventions that can be given, if you know the diagnosis, that will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-25/mcg-student-hunts-sickle-cel
So do ya hate Bush now?

Kind of like hating penicillin, pasteurization, and double yellow lines, isna??t it? He isna??t a terrorist, he doesna??t repeal anyonea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/gimpel/2006-08-11/so-do-ya-hate-b
Mildred Walker Herman   (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...the University Hospital Barrett School of Nursing. She often liked to reminisce saying, "I became a nurse about the time penicillin was discovered!" Many friends knew her as an accomplished organist who enjoyed playing music for them and inspiring her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/19/obi_541432.shtml
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