This is the link to the second in Nick Kristof's excellent series in the NYT on the emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens - in us humans - aand its relationship to how we treat our livestock. Please, let's all think twice before urging each other, as so many of us do, to dump some antibiotics in the water or feed just because a bird has a runny nose. This is genuinely urgent business. Please do read. Here's the link. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/15/opinion/15kristof.html?em love.