How many times have you left a conference or trade show inspired, and enthusiastic, and full of ideas, and then weeks later realize you haven’t acted on any of them? By the time you got back and got caught up, you may have even had to dig your notes out of a carry-on pocket to even remember what you thought was so interesting—much less explore those ideas and figure out how to apply them to your daily routine.
In December, UK officials warned the public of a super bug and now it’s arrived on this side of the pond. Army researchers have announced that a Pennsylvania woman is the first in the U.S. to present with a strain of E. coli that is resistant to colistin. Prime Minister Cameron is urging strong measures to reduce the number of prescriptions written with the goal to halve the number of drug-resistant bug infections by 2020. The story will no doubt be watched closely stateside in the coming weeks, so be prepared to answer questions about antibiotic resistance.
Here are few stories we came across this week that you might find interesting: