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Dr. Paul S. Hoffman
Dr. Paul S. Hoffman

Promising New Antibiotic Defies Conventional Wisdom on Treating Superbug.  UVA’s Dr. Paul S. Hoffman says, “It’s one step in the right direction (into solving antibiotic resistance).”

The University of Virginia’s new findings challenge conventional wisdom on the best way to develop new treatments for Clostridium difficile. Clostridium difficile is a growing problem in healthcare settings nationwide. UVA’s drug, Amixicile in early testing suggests it could be more effective than existing options.

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‘Hunger Games’ tops box office, sets new record

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In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied $123 million in ticket sales to score the year's biggest U.S. opening.

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Katy Perry to headline Super Bowl halftime show

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The "Roar" hitmaker oins the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé and Prince to perform at the NFL's Super Bowl halftime show.

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Cavalier Daily: Fraternity Members Vacate House Following Threats

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A student newspaper at UVA reports the brothers of Phi Kappa Psi have vacated their fraternity house.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine, has died.