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Many Americans Take Antibiotics Without a Prescription

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 — No one would argue that antibiotics are an amazing 20th-century innovation, promising a quick cure for bacterial illnesses that might otherwise cause serious harm or death. But they are not without risk, especially when taken without a doctor’s supervision. Yet a new study review suggests that’s exactly what many Americans… Read More »

Children With Asthma Prescribed More Antibiotics Than Those Without

January 02, 2019 Share this content: The most commonly known indication for an antibiotic prescription was an upper respiratory tract infection. Children with asthma are prescribed antibiotics at a higher rate than those without asthma, according to a study published in BMJ Open. Furthermore, the diseases for which they are prescribed typically do not call for antibiotics.… Read More »