By: Joe Graedon February 4, 2019 8 Comments
    Do Antibiotics Interact with Oral Contraceptives…

    Here's a riddle for you: When does 1+1= 0 and 3 simultaneously? The answer: When a woman takes antibiotics together with birth control pills. That's because the antibiotics can reduce the effectivenes…

    By: Joe Graedon February 19, 2015 17 Comments
    Sore Throat Misdiagnosis Could Kill Teenagers

    Doctors are taught that a really bad sore throat should be cultured to determine whether it is caused by a group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection (aka strep throat). If the test comes back pos…