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Acute inflammation of the structures of the pharynx and tonsils, also known as tonsillopharyngitis, represents a common condition that is usually encountered in outpatients seeking healthcare interventions. Sore throat and fever are the dominant symptoms of this condition which usually follows a benign course that resolves without any antimicrobial treatment.
Highly sensitive DNA test identifies neuroborreliosis in horses

Highly sensitive DNA test identifies neuroborreliosis in horses

Eliminating patients' race and ethnicity information is not the right way to address inequitable outcomes

Eliminating patients' race and ethnicity information is not the right way to address inequitable outcomes

Household overcrowding found to be a major risk factor for acute rheumatic fever and strep skin

Household overcrowding found to be a major risk factor for acute rheumatic fever and strep skin

Despite doctors’ concerns, pharmacists get more leeway to offer treatment with testing

Despite doctors’ concerns, pharmacists get more leeway to offer treatment with testing

Stem cell infusion improves the survival of mice with sepsis

Stem cell infusion improves the survival of mice with sepsis

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

How rural communities are losing their pharmacies

How rural communities are losing their pharmacies

Penicillin can prevent progression of latent rheumatic heart disease in children

Penicillin can prevent progression of latent rheumatic heart disease in children

Study finds dramatic decreases in antibiotic dispensing for children during the pandemic

Study finds dramatic decreases in antibiotic dispensing for children during the pandemic

How one rural town without a pharmacy is crowdsourcing to get meds

How one rural town without a pharmacy is crowdsourcing to get meds

Investment in primary prevention can reduce rheumatic heart disease in the African Union

Investment in primary prevention can reduce rheumatic heart disease in the African Union

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

Telemedicine is a tool — not a replacement for your doctor’s touch

Telemedicine is a tool — not a replacement for your doctor’s touch

What are the chief predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children?

What are the chief predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children?

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Researchers identify new weapon to battle the rising tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers identify new weapon to battle the rising tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Interventions can successfully reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions

Interventions can successfully reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions

Study: Frequent use of antimicrobial drugs impairs bacterial diversity in saliva

Study: Frequent use of antimicrobial drugs impairs bacterial diversity in saliva

Why doctors keep monitoring kids who recover from mysterious COVID-linked illness

Why doctors keep monitoring kids who recover from mysterious COVID-linked illness

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19