Antibiotics

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Antibiotics Over-Prescribed For Sinus Infections In The US

Antibiotics are over prescribed in this country and as it turns out, 20 percent of them are used to treat sinusitis.

04/02/2015

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Antibiotics On Food Causing Children To Have Allergic Reactions To Fruits, Vegetables

More children are appearing to have allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables, but this has nothing to do with the food.

02/23/2015

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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.

10/08/2014

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Massachusetts Medical Society Takes New Stands On E-Cigarettes, Antibiotics

The Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.

12/07/2013

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Doctors Ignore Advice On Sore Throats, Bronchitis

Repeated warnings that antibiotics don’t work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high over more than a decade, researchers found.

10/03/2013