There’s a Good Chance Your Antibiotic Prescription Is Unnecessary

Nearly one in three antibiotic prescriptions is totally unnecessary, finds the first major study to measure the overuse of these drugs. Of the 47 million excess prescriptions per year, most are doled out for viral infections, which don’t respond to antibiotics in the first place. Meanwhile, antibiotics are fueling t…

This article originally appeared on http://www.mensjournal.com: There’s a Good Chance Your Antibiotic Prescription Is Unnecessary

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There’s a Good Chance Your Antibiotic Prescription Is Unnecessary

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