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Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

By Kaitlyn Wang, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Last week the Chain Reaction II report gave many popular restaurants around NYU including Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, and IHOP “F” grades for their high use of antibiotics in their food.

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

By Farhin Lilywala, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A Q&A with NYU professor Martin Blaser, who will serve as the chair of a presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance.

Patients wrongly see antibiotics as quick fix

Patients wrongly see antibiotics as quick fix

October 10, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Prescribing antibiotics continues at high rates despite repeated studies showing the dangers of over-usage.  Each year, 60 percent of sore throats and 73 percent of bronchitis cases are treated with antibiotics even though most of these cases are caused by viruses. It has been suggested that only 10 pe...