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Excessive Prescription of Antibiotics Continues

By |October 7, 2013|Categories: Breaking News, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , |

As we age, maintaining our health and strong immunity becomes even more important. Recent research found that the attempt to reduce the number of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions has been largely unsuccessful, leading to an increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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The research, presented by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital last week, identified the prescription rates for different conditions. A sore throat in an adult resulted in an antibiotic prescription 60% of the time, despite the fact that only 10% of adults with a sore throat have strep. Even worse,[…]

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