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Recording artist Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Expert: Miley Cyrus’ Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics is Rare

A local expert says an allergic reaction to antibiotics is pretty rare, but it can be life-threatening.

04/17/2014

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Millions Receiving Antibiotic-Resistant Illnesses

“Antibiotics, when they’re used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they’re used inappropriately that’s when we run into the problems,” SLU physician Nirav Patel says.

09/18/2013

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$2.25 Million Penalty For Missouri Pharmaceuticals Plant

Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay a $2.25 million penalty for violations that included dumping fluorescent green discharge into a river.

03/14/2013

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Wash U Scientists: No Quick Fix for Sinus Infections

Research shows antibiotics can’t cure most cases; patients advised to suffer through the pain

02/15/2012

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Drug Shortage: Parents Look for Alternative Medication

The shortages are mostly in oncology drugs, but antibiotics, immuno suppressant drugs and ADHD medications are in short supply too.

01/10/2012