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Chapter 5: Antibiotics

ANTIBIOTICS: MISUSED AND MISUNDERSTOOD Most parents feel relieved when an antibiotic is prescribed for their sick child. That’s why it’s hard to convince worried parents that antibiotics are sometimes not a good idea and, in fact, may be harmful! Some … Continue reading

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Chapter 10: Cold Remedies

COLDS AND NASAL CONGESTION More money is spent on non-prescription cough and cold drugs than the defense budgets of most countries. Worse, many colds, also known as URI’s (upper respiratory infections) are treated with antibiotics. Yet there is hardly a … Continue reading

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