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Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds

When the Environmental Protection Agency approved the spraying of certain antibiotics three years ago to fight a deadly bacterial infection decimating Florida’s orange groves, growers thought they might have found a silver bullet. But public health advocates reacted with alarm, warning that the large-scale use of medically important drugs in agriculture could help fuel antibiotic… Read More »

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

A patient enters a new Knox medical marijuana dispensary on April 16, 2019 in Casselberry, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images More Americans are turning to marijuana to treat health issues, but if you think legalizing medical weed will shrink the number of opioid-related deaths in the United States, think again. Lawmakers and… Read More »