Register for this great panel discuss on Monday, February 7, 2017 at The New York Academy of Medicine. 6-8PM

 

Get Smart About Antibiotic Stewardship in Agriculture and Health Care

Antibiotics are an essential part of the health care we receive, yet 80% of those sold in the United States—the same medicines used to treat human infections—are used in industrial animal agriculture as a stopgap against crowded, unsanitary conditions and to promote growth. This panel explores how the overuse and misuse of antibiotics is breeding antibiotic resistant bacterial strains and how people are responding.