August 04, 2015

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  • When to Be Anti-Antibiotics
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    When to Be Anti-Antibiotics

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Recent research suggests that antibiotics continue to be used far too often and in many cases for viral infections—which they cannot cure. In this season of sniffles, proceed with caution.

  • A Post-Antibiotic Future?
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    A Post-Antibiotic Future?

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    In its first report on the global state of antibiotic resistance, the World Health Organization is propounding a terrifying message: Resistance to a growing range of medications has reached alarming levels in many parts of the world.