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January 18, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.People with persistent symptoms associated with Lyme disease are unlikely to find relief from longer-term antibiotic therapy, according to a new study. Although antibiotics are the correct therapy to treat Lyme disease when it diagnosed early, longer-term use appears ineffective.Scientists have created a compact machine that can churn out thousands of doses of prescription medication on demand. Experts say the advance could eventually allow on-the-spot production on the battlefield, during epidemics or natural disasters.And... going to a deli for lunch? You may want to think twice about that. A new government survey found that only about half of all delis across the U.S. actually clean their slicing equipment as often as recommended. Not cleaning and sterilizing the machines raises the odds for potentially deadly listeria. Listeria is the third largest cause of deaths linked to food-borne illness in the U.S. Each year, nearly 300 Americans will die from the illness.For RadioMD New

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