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Antibiotics

Lona Mody
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One out of every four senior citizens contract multi-drug resistant infections, or superbugs, after a hospital stay.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks with Dr. Lona Mody, Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, on ways to resist these powerful bugs.


test tubes
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Researchers at the University of Michigan have made an important breakthrough in the fight for new antibiotics.