October 2023

  • Illustration of a person bandaging a woman’s hand.

    To Heal a Wound

    Helping the Skin Fix Itself

    Skin wounds that don't heal properly can lead to dangerous, painful infections. Taking care of injured skin can help prevent problems.
  • Illustration of a bacterium boxing with a prescription bottle.

    Stamping Out Superbugs

    A Clear and Present Danger

    Over time, bacteria can stop responding to drugs that are misused or overused. But there are ways to help guard against these superbugs.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Brian Doctrow
  • Sharon Reynolds